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:

28 March –  30th September 2018

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



Open every day during Easter holidays 28 March – 15 April 
Open every day half term 26 May – 1 June
Open every day 21 July – 2 September
Also 27 October – 2 November 2018 

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


For admission charges, see:  http://berwickmuseum.org.uk/planning-a-visit

(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