Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

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A collection of local social history and fine and decorative art set in a historic barracks complex. The international art comes from the collection of Sir William Burrell.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

April - September
Monday - Friday 11:00 - 17:00

Admission charges

Adults - £4.20
Children - £2.50
Concessions - £3.80


  • English Heritage
  • Museums Association

Additional info

Library access via Berwick Record Office. During winter closure free guided tours by appointment.

Berwick Borough Museum & Art Gallery houses a collection which ranges from 'Window on Berwick' to Burrell's 'Berwick' Collection, including Degas, Venetian glassware, Japanese Imari pottery, German pewter and Ming vases. Plus Medieval chalices, Roman glass, fine Watercolours and contemporary exhibitions.

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

  • 12 — 13 September 2015

Berwick Museum & Art Gallery is situated within the Clock Block at Berwick Barracks. The Barracks was designed by the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor and largely completed in 1721 - the first purpose built army barracks since Roman times. Wonder at paintings, glass and oriental porcelain - part of the Burrell Collection. Discover the sights and sounds of old Berwick. Peer into the cottage and local tavern. Uncover Berwick's battles and see its weaponry and medieval art.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
The Clock Block
Berwick Barracks
Berwick Upon Tweed
TD15 1DG



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