Contact us

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums head office


Email: info@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 232 6789
Fax: (0191) 230 2614
Textphone: 18001 0191 232 6789

Our venues

Arbeia Roman Fort, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear NE33 2BB
Email: info@arbeiaromanfort.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 1410
Textphone: 18001 0191 277 1410
Visit the Arbeia Roman Fort website

Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA
Email: info@discoverymuseum.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 232 6789
Textphone: 18001 0191 232 6789
Visit the Discovery Museum website

Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Email: info@greatnorthmuseum.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 208 6765
Textphone: 18001 0191 208 6765
Visit the Great North Museum website

Hatton Gallery, Kings Road, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
Email: info@hattongallery.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 208 6059
Textphone: 18001 0191 208 6059
Visit the Hatton Gallery website

Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG
Email: info@laingartgallery.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 232 7734
Textphone: 18001 0191 232 7734
Visit the Laing Art Gallery website

Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Street, Wallsend NE28 6HR
Email: info@segedunumromanfort.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 278 4217
Textphone: 18001 0191 278 4217
Visit the Segedunum Roman Fort website

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Email: info@shipleyartgallery.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 477 1495
Textphone: 18001 0191 477 1495
Visit the Shipley Art Gallery website

South Shields Museum, Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JA
Email: info@southshieldsmuseum.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 211 5599
Textphone: 18001 0191 211 5599
Visit the South Shields Museum website

Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields NE28 8DX
Email: info@stephensonrailwaymuseum.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 200 7146
Textphone: 18001 0191 200 7146
Visit the Stephenson Railway Museum website

Tyne & Wear Archives, Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA
Email: info@twarchives.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2248
Textphone: 18001 0191 277 2248
Visit the Tyne & Wear Archives website

Press office

Press and Media enquiries:

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Sheryl McGregor (part time hours, Monday to Thursday)
Email: sheryl.mcgregor@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2311

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Stephenson Railway Museum
Alison Maw (part time hours, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
Email: alison.maw@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2309

Great North Museum: Hancock
Jonathan Loach
Email: jonathan.loach@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2168

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery and Segedunum Roman Fort
Victoria Page (part time hours, Monday to Thursday)
Email: victoria.page@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2170

Discovery Museum and Tyne & Wear Archives
Sheryl McGregor (part time hours, Monday to Thursday)
Email: sheryl.mcgregor@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2311

Laing Art Gallery
Samantha Brimer (part time hours, Tuesday to Thursday)
Email: samantha.brimer@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 1157

Hatton Gallery and Shipley Art Gallery
Rachel McDermott
Email: rachel.mcdermott@twmuseums.org.uk
Tel: (0191) 277 2171

Donating items to the collection or bringing in items for identification

Please get in touch with us (via phone, email or letter) before bringing in your items to describe what you would like to offer, or what you need help with identifying. Send us a photograph if possible.

We’ll reply letting you know if your offer is something we can accept, if we need more information, if we cannot accept your offer or to arrange a time for you to bring your item in.

There are a variety of reasons that we may not be able to take your donation. We have a Collections Development Policy that we must use when making a decision.

Please note that unless there are compelling and legitimate reasons, hazardous objects and substances will not be accepted.