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On Sunday 31 May our heritage train rides will only be on at 12.30pm and 2.30pm, sorry about this! it is due to a special event happening at the museum. Next week back to normal.

12:50pm 28 May 2015

Some great images of days of constructing the old Tyne and Wear Metro in the 1970s and 1980s.

Tyne & Wear Metro
This collection of images documents the construction of the Tyne & Wear Metro System during the 1970s and 1980s. The civil engineering project was overseen by Consulting Civil Engineers Mott, Hay and Anderson. The project was documented by several local commercial photographers in Tyne & Wea…

3:00pm 27 May 2015


WW1 evening dress

21 May 2015

Five WW1 evening outfits. Recently we had some of our beautiful costume collection photographed professionally as part of the ‘Wor Life’ project.