Update- 11th May 2021

Following the most recent government updates we are pleased to announce Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens will reopen to the public from 10am on 17th May 2021.

While you’ve been away we’ve been busy carrying out some repairs and improvements – so for now, only the ground floor will be open, with the remaining areas to open over the coming weeks.

We have missed our visitors and look forward to welcoming you back soon – find out more about what you can see on your visit here.

Before you visit, we recommend you check out our Plan Your Visit pages to read about the measures we have in place to keep visitors safe. Or watch our pre-visit information video.

Thank you to everyone who donated or credited their tickets during this time, your continued support means a lot to us.

We hope you enjoyed our digital content during the closure – we were so pleased to be able to share a small part of our programme with you all. Don’t worry if you’re not quite ready to come back yet, we will continue to share our exhibition programme and activities online too.  And you can continue to shop online at www.shop-sunderlandmuseum.org.uk

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

Thank you again for your support during this difficult time. We look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Update- 12th April 2021

Our Museum Shop is open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.  Please check our ‘Plan Your Visit’ page for full details.

In line with Government guidance the rest of the Museum will remain closed until further notice. The situation is being reviewed on a weekly basis and further updates will be posted here and on our social media channels.  City Library, located within the Museum, will remain closed but will operate a Click and Collect Service.

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

Thank you for your support during this difficult time.

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