All period areas open
7 days a week
10am to 5pm (last entry 3pm)
THERE’S plenty to celebrate this month, we’ve got lots to keep the family entertained.
Pit Village activities, Saturday 5th - Monday 21st April;
Take a break and enjoy real ale from the Beer Tent. Take a turn on the coconut shy or play dominoes, skipping ropes, shove ha'penny and quoits.
Easter Egg Hunt, Monday 14th - Monday 21st April;
Find all the eggs hidden around the Museum. Make sure to pick up a trail guide from Admissions free of charge.
BMW Car Rally, Sunday 27th April
Come and see BMW cars on display on the Events Field between 11am and 4pm. Up to 75 vehicles from the BMW Car Club Tyne Tees Branch are expected to take part.
See our calendar below for the dates of visiting Brass Bands and Choirs to the Museum.
Please note: Bands usually perform in the Redman Park Bandstand in the Town, and Choirs in the Pit Village Chapel. All times are approximate, please check with at admissions on the day of your visit for exact times.
All details correct at the time of publication. The Museum reserves the right to alter or withdraw any event without notice.
Please contact us if you have any queries. Tel: 0191 370 4000, email: