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



April –  October 

Wednesday – Sunday  10am – 4pm

Dates and times for 2024 TO BE CONFIRMED.


PLUS – During the Northumberland school summer holidays and the autumn half-term the Museum will be open every day.


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