Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Burdon Road
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
SR1 1PP
England

Website

www.sunderland.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

museumwintergardens@sunderland.gov.uk

Telephone

0191 553 2323

Fax

0191 553 7828

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Exciting hands-on exhibits and interactive displays tell the story of Sunderland from its prehistoric past through to the present day. The Art Gallery features paintings by L S Lowry alongside Victorian masterpieces and artefacts from the four corners of the world. The stunning Winter Gardens stimulates the senses with over 1,500 flowers and plants brought together in a spectacular showcase of the world's natural beauty.

This museum has a Designated Collection of national importance.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 10.00-17.00
Sun 14.00-17.00

Admission charges

Free entry

This museum has a Designated Collection of national importance.

Collection details

World Cultures, Weapons and War, Social History, Science and Technology, Natural Sciences, Maritime, Land Transport, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archaeology

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
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Heritage Open Days 2014: Sunderland Museum Guided Tours

  • 11 September 2014

Guides - who are volunteers from the Friends of Sunderland Museums - will be in the galleries to answer questions and explain the museum's exhibits.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/sunderland-museum-guided-tours

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Nature Explorers

http:///www.twmuseums.org.uk/sunderland/thingstoseeanddo/event/2009/02/

Take part in some nature observations in the Winter Gardens then enjoy a related craft activity. Dates vary but activities usually take place between 13.00-15.00 and are suitable for children and families.

How to obtain

Activities are on a drop-in basis. Contact 0191 5532323 for more details.

Krafty Kids

http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/sunderland/thingstoseeanddo/event/2009/02/

Art and craft activities, one Saturday per month (dates vary) between 13.00-15.00.

How to obtain

Activities are offered on a drop-in basis. Contact 0191 5532323 for more details.

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