Museums and galleries offering MA members discounts
The Members Free Entry includes listings of over 900 museums, galleries and exhibitions in the UK offering free entry (to the museum/gallery and/or paying exhibitions) or other discounts to current Museums Association members. Show your membership card at the admission or ticket desk to get your discount.
Region: North East

Bamburgh

RNLI Grace Darling Museum
Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7AE
www.rnli.org.uk/gracedarling
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Barnard Castle

The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP
www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Beamish

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Beamish Museum Beamish County Durham, DH9 0RG
www.beamish.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Billingham

Billingham Museum Resource
Queensway, Billingham, Tees Valley, TS23 2LN
www.stockton.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Bishop Auckland

Binchester Roman Fort
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
www.durham.gov.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Cambo

Wallington
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Cornhill on Tweed

Heatherslaw Cornmill
Ford and Etal Estates, Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4TJ
www.ford-and-etal.co.uk/heatherslaw-mill
25% discount

Darlington

Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
North Road Station, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 6ST
www.head-of-steam.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Durham

DLI - Durham Light Infantry Museum and Durham Art Gallery
Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TU
www.dlidurham.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Durham Museum and Heritage Centre
St Mary-le-Bow, North Bailey, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3ET
www.durhamheritagecentre.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Museum of Archaeology, Durham University
Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN, DH1 3RN
www.dur.ac.uk/archaeology.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Oriental Museum, Durham University
Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Ford

Lady Waterford Hall & Gallery
Ford Village, Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2QA
www.ford-and-etal.co.uk/lady-waterford-hall
25% discount

Gateshead

Shipley Art Gallery
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4JB
www.shipleyartgallery.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Hartlepool

Hartlepool Art Gallery
Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ
www.destinationhartlepool.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Museum of Hartlepool
Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ
www.destinationhartlepool.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Hexham

Hexham Old Gaol
The Old Gaol, Hallgate, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3NH
http://www.hexhamoldgaol.org.uk/
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Moothall
Hexham Market Place, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1XD
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Jarrow

Jarrow Hall
Church Bank, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 3DY
www.jarrowhall.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
One free entry per membership card. Non-transferable and cannot be used as part payment towards an annual Unlimited Pass.

Middlesbrough

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT
www.captcook-ne.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Dorman Museum
Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
www.dormanmuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Middlesbrough Museums
Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
www.dormanmuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
mima Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AZ
www.visitmima.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Tees Transporter Bridge & Visitor Centre
Tees Transporter Bridge Ferry Road Middlesbrough, TS2 1PL
www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/transporterbridge
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Morpeth

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1PD
www.experiencewoodhorn.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Newburn

Newburn Hall Motor Museum
35 Townfield Gardens, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8PY
50% discount

Newcastle upon Tyne

A Soldier’s Life
Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
www.lightdragoons.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Discovery Museum
Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4JA
www.discoverymuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Great North Museum: Hancock
Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4PT
www.greatnorthmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8AG
www.laingartgallery.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Life Science Centre
Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
www.life.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be used as part payment towards an annual pass. Excludes Skating@Life and Maker Faire UK. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books
30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ
www.sevenstories.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

North Shields

Stephenson Railway Museum
Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8DX
www.stephensonrailwaymuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Shildon

Locomotion, The National Railway Museum at Shildon
Shildon, County Durham, DL4 1PQ
www.nrm.org.uk/locomotion
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Skinningrove

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
Mill Lane, Deepdale, Skinningrove, North Yorkshire, TS13 4AP
www.ironstonemuseum.co.uk
50% discount

South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2BB
www.arbeiaromanfort.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery
Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2JA
www.southshieldsmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Stockton-on-Tees

Preston Hall Museum
Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, Tees Valley, TS18 3RH
www.stockton.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Sunderland

Monkwearmouth Station Museum
North Bridge Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 1AP
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art
City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RE
www.ngca.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1PP
www.sunderland.gov.uk/museumandwintergardens
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Wallsend

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum
Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 6HR
www.segedunumromanfort.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Weardale

Killhope, the North of England Lead Mining Museum
Cowshill, Upper Weardale, County Durham, DL13 1AR
www.killhope.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)