Berwick 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.
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.
(English Heritage members and Friends of the Museum and Archives free.)
If you would like to contact the Museum by email:
Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
Tel: 01289 309538
The map below shows the location of Berwick Barracks and the Museum.