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:


The opening of the Museum has been postponed until further notice because of the situation concerning the COVID-19 outbreak.  Further information can be found through the links below.

Click here for admission charges.

(English Heritage members and Friends of the Museum and Archives free.)


Website:  https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/berwick-museum-art-gallery/


If you would like to contact the Museum by email: 



Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
Berwick Barracks
TD15 1DG
Tel: 01289 309538


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

 Map for Museum