Take the exit at Jct 62 on A1 northbound or southbound
Follow A690 for Sunderland
Then A1231 for Hendon, follow signs for Civic Centre on Burdon Road.
Take the exit for A183 on A19 southbound
Take the exit for A690 on A19 northbound
Then A1231 for Hendon, follow signs for Civic Centre on Burdon Road
The nearest Tyne & Wear Metro station is Sunderland. This station also operates trains to Newcastle and Middlesbrough and is about 100m walk from the Museum
Numerous buses stop along Fawcett Street, Borough Road and Burdon Road, all of which are within two minutes walk of the Museum. These include Stagecoach buses 23, E1, E6 plus Go North East 33, 35 and 36.
The Museum and Winter Gardens is on the edge of Mowbray Park in the city centre, we do not have our own dedicated car park.
The nearest pay and display car park is at the Civic Centre, approximately 200m from the Museum and Winter Gardens entrance, down hill along Burdon Road. Tatham Street open air car park is also close by. The entrance to the Museum is approximately 400m walk, past Tavistock Place then either along the North Terrace of the Park or along Borough Road. There are several designated bays for disabled drivers close to the Museum entrance on Burdon Road and some on John Street approx 100m away.
Admission is FREE for everyone. Some exhibitions may have a charge. Donations are welcome.