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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums is a regional group of United Kingdom national museums located across the Tyne and Wear area of north-east England. They have been administered by a joint board of local authorities since the abolition of the Tyne and Wear Metropolitan County Council. They receive additional financial support from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.


Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums are responsible for managing the 12 museums and galleries below, and they also share use of the Regional Museums Store at Beamish Museum.

Museum Location Website
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum South Shields Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum
Discovery Museum Newcastle upon Tyne Discovery Museum
Great North Museum: Hancock Newcastle upon Tyne Great North Museum: Hancock
Hatton Gallery Newcastle upon Tyne Hatton Gallery
Laing Art Gallery Newcastle upon Tyne Laing Art Gallery
Monkwearmouth Station Museum Sunderland Monkwearmouth Station Museum
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum Wallsend Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum
Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead Shipley Art Gallery
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery South Shields South Shields Museum & Art Gallery
Stephenson Railway Museum North Shields Stephenson Railway Museum
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens Sunderland Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Washington 'F' Pit Washington Washington 'F' Pit

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