Closure Notice – updated 16 April 2021

National Glass Centre shop is now reopen. The shop will be open from 10am-4pm on Fridays and Saturdays until further notice. Please check our Plan Your Visit page for further details.

In line with Government guidance the rest of the building will remain closed to the public. The situation is being reviewed on a weekly basis and further updates will be posted here and on our social media channels.

Online shop 

You can also shop online at www.shop-nationalglasscentre.com

Delivery and Click & Collect available.

If you have any queries, please contact us on [email protected]

Support us

National Glass Centre is part of Sunderland Culture, which is a registered charity. We rely on generous support so that everyone who lives, works or visits Sunderland can experience world-class culture. This closure will have an even greater impact on our income – please support us:

Text GLASS to 70085 to donate £3. Texts cost £3 plus one standard rate message.

Thank you for your support during this difficult time

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