|Looking for: ||Museums / Galleries|
|Address: ||Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Tyne and Wear
|Postcode: ||SR1 1PP|
|Telephone: ||0191 553 2323|
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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is a major regional museum, art gallery and archives service. We manage a collection of nine museums and galleries across Tyneside and the Archives for Tyne and Wear.
We are supported by the five local authorities of the area and Newcastle University. TWAM is also a Major Partner Museum funded by Arts Council England and has Core Funded Museum status.
We hold collections of international importance in archives, art, science and technology, archaeology, military and social history, fashion and natural sciences.
TWAM has been awarded funding from Arts Council to act as a Bridge organisation. The only museum service to take on a Bridge role, TWAM is one of 10 Bridge organisations across the UK using their experience and expertise to connect children and young people with art and culture.
TWAM also delivers the Museum Development programme for the North East. The programme is a comprehensive, effective and collaborative response to the needs of museums in the North East and the communities they serve. As a result TWAM supports a total of 55 museums operating in the North East.
Open Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 2pm to 5pm.
On Monday 21 January we will close at 3.50pm.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year'ÂÂÂÂ?ÂÂÂÂ?s Day.