Please note we are closed for a major redevelopment. Staff will still be available by telephone or email to help with your enquiry.

Hatton Gallery
Kings Road
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: (0191) 208 6059

Textphone: 18001 0191 208 6059

General enquiries:

Media enquries:, tel: (0191) 277 2171

Curatorial enquiries - contact Rob Airey by telephone: (0191) 278 1611 or email:

Learning and schools: Find out more about our events for schools, families and adult learners.

Contact Hazel Barron-Cooper, Learning Officer by telephone (0191) 278 1611 or email:

Volunteering: Find out more about volunteering with us.

‚ÄčSpecialist enquiries

We offer a paid-for research service to members of the public looking to find out more about items in our collections.

Our staff will undertake any specific research relating to the collections held by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, which comprise:

  • Archives
  • Fine Art
  • Decorative Art
  • Science and industry
  • Ethnography
  • Archaeology
  • Military history and social history
  • Maritime history
  • Natural sciences

The research service costs £30 per hour including VAT.

You can request and pay for your research online by completing our research form or you can visit our research page for more information.