About the Museum

About - Entrance Berwick MuseumBerwick Museum & Art Gallery is situated within the Clock Block at Berwick Barracks. The building was designed by the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor and completed in 1721 – the first purpose built army barracks since Roman times.


• Wonder at paintings by Degas and Boudin – part of the Burrell Collection

• Gaze at glass and oriental porcelain

• Discover the sites and sounds of old Berwick

• Peer into the cottage and local tavern

• Uncover Berwick’s battles and see its weaponry and medieval art

• Learn to distinguish dragons


The Museum & Art Gallery is located in the Berwick-Upon-Tweed Barracks (operated by English Heritage). Take the opportunity to enjoy other exhibitions during your visit too: The ‘By Beat of Drum’ exhibition, The King’s Own Scottish Borderers Museum and The Berwick Gymnasium Contemporary Art Gallery.


Opening times:

1st April – 24th July  and  4th – 30th September 2017

Wednesday – Saturday   11am – 5pm,  and  Sunday  11am – 4pm

7th  24th April & 24th July – 3rd September 2017:

Monday – Saturday  11am – 5pm,  and Sunday  11am – 4pm



21st – 27th October 2017:  10am – 4pm




Admission: Adults £4.90, Children £2.90; Concessions £4.40; Family ticket (2 adults + 3 children) £12.70; English Heritage members and Friends of the Museum and Archives free.


Website:  http://berwickmuseum.org.uk/


If you would like to contact the Museum by email:  amoore AT woodhorn.org.uk

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Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
Berwick Barracks
TD15 1DG
Tel: 01670 624 490


The map below shows the location of Berwick Barracks and the Museum.


 Map for Museum