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 – Saturday 1100 – 1700 and 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. You can opt to purchase a Trust-wide membership at just £16 for an adult and this will give free unlimited returns for 12 months to the Museum & Art Gallery, Hexham Old Gaol, and Woodhorn Museum. Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum has free admission to all visitors.

If you wish to visit every aspect of the English Heritage Barracks including the EH 'By Beat of Drum' exhibition and The King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum, you will need to pay the EH admission charges. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/berwick-upon-tweed-barracks-and-main-guard/prices-and-opening-times

Museum Pricing - all tickets give unlimited return visits for 12 months

  • Adults - £5.00
  • Adults - £4.50 when multiple tickets are purchased at the same time
  • Concessions - £4.00
  • 16 and under - Free
  • EH Members, Friends of the Museum & Archive and KOSB - 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.