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 for 2024 :  Open from 29 MARCH 2024.


PLUS – During the Northumberland school holidays and on Bank Holidays the Museum will also be open on Monday and Tuesdays.


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