Address: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1PP
Phone Number: 0191 553 2323
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens is an attraction featuring a local history museum, a botanical glasshouse and a park in Sunderland city centre.
The museum has a number of galleries containing displays, historical and archaeological artefacts and audio visual presentations about the social and industrial history of the North East including many interactive exhibits. There are also galleries featuring natural history items including fossils and information about the geological make-up of the area. There is also an art gallery featuring works of art from local artists including a collection of paintings by L.S. Lowry. For children there are dressing up facilities.
The Winter Gardens are a botanical collection of more than 1500 plants of over 150 species of plants and trees all under a 30-metre dome. The dome contains water features, a fish pond, a treetop walk and grows exotic plants. Mowbray Park, next to the museum, has lawns, a lake, formal gardens, wildlife areas, a children’s playground and sculptures to view.
- Car parking nearby in city car parks (charge).
- Gift shop selling souvenirs and books. Eden café serves meals, snacks and drinks.
- Monday to Saturday: 10am to 4pm
- Sunday: 12noon to 4pm
- Free to enter.
Prices and opening hours correct as at January 2017.
Before you start your journey to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.