Planning A Visit

Situated in the Clock Block of the historic Berwick-Upon-Tweed Barracks

Berwick Museum and Art Gallery is located in the historic Berwick-Upon-Tweed Barracks. Designed by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor and completed in 1721, it was the first purpose-built army barracks since Roman times.
The English Heritage Barrack site also home to other attractions: By Beat of Drum - an EH exhibition, The King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum and The Berwick Gymnasium Contemporary Art Gallery.

Museum Opening

28 March - 30 September 2018

Wednesday – Sunday 1100 - 1600

Open every day during Easter holidays 28 March - 15 April
Open every day half term 26 May - 1 June
Open every day 21 July - 2 September

Also 27 October - 2 November 2018

Parking: Public parking opposite the Barracks

Toilets: available including accessible

Accessibility: Unfortunately due to the nature of the buildings, there is no wheelchair access to the upper floors.

Berwick Museum & Art Gallery is part of Woodhorn Charitable Trust. Purchase a Trust-wide membership at just £16 for an adult in advance from Woodhorn Museum or Hexham Old Gaol and this will give free unlimited returns for 12 months to the Berwick Museum & Art Gallery, Hexham Old Gaol, and Woodhorn Museum. Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum has free admission to all visitors.

Visitors without a Museum or Trust-wide Membership on arrival  will need to pay the English Heritage admission charges:  http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/berwick-upon-tweed-barracks-and-main-guard/prices-and-opening-times

Museum Admission

Unless visitors already posess a Museum Membership or Woodhorn Charitable Trust All Sites Pass, visitors must pay English Heritage's Barracks admission charges.
Once on site, visitors may choose to purchase a Museum Membership which will allow unlimited return visits to the whole of the Barracks site for 12 months. Membership is as follows:
  • Adults - £5.00
  • Adults - £4.50 when multiple tickets are purchased at the same time
  • Concessions - £4.00
  • 16 and under - Free
  • If you are a UK taxpayer you’ll be helping to support the Trust, since we will claim Gift Aid on your admission, worth £1.25 extra on top of every £5 adult ticket sold, at no additional cost to you. If you choose a £16 Trust–wide pass, we’ll receive an additional £4.