Monkwearmouth Station Museum

Monkwearmouth Station Museum exterior

The museum is housed in an outstanding grade 2* listed 1840s station building, commissioned by the famous railway entrepreneur George Hudson, displaying many original features such as the ticket booths, fireplaces and shuttered windows.

The station has once again been brought to life through inspiring and interactive displays, telling the story of an age when Monkwearmouth was the main station for the city and the building buzzed with the excitement of the people passing through.

There's a children's gallery, gift shop and an ongoing programme of events and exhibitions.

Attraction/Venue Information

Things to do nearby

Accommodation nearby

Did you know?

Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.

Twitter

Can anyone help Sunderland Olympian find her lost phone? https://t.co/hfbhCwRGGK 4 hours 30 min ago
RT : Stunning afternoon down https://t.co/7YjxrcpvIE 1 day 52 min ago
On Bank Holiday Monday Seaburn will welcome all manner of fascinating historical vehicles... https://t.co/BlXUzzs2TW https://t.co/tS8vnRLTcS 1 day 3 hours ago
Very summery shot by of Penshaw Monument and Herrington Country Park... who's heading there today? https://t.co/BRS4hXjUPl 1 day 7 hours ago
RT : Just over two weeks to go until applications close - don't miss out on your chance to be named best in the region https://t.co/mOSblJKaoF 2 days 4 hours ago
Have you said hello to the super slithery snakes yet? Theyll be sssso pleasssed to sssee you! https://t.co/oO7BxEe9g0 2 days 4 hours ago
RT : Free event @ design-award winning Thu: launch Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs book https://t.co/2UPdlcNMWH 2 days 5 hours ago
What weekend would be complete without an otter! https://t.co/5IIIsINddw 6 days 2 hours ago
We're very excited about this, so many great places to https://t.co/abZlLmqB9s 6 days 5 hours ago
So much to see and do, and so many hidden gems in https://t.co/3NdRFLQrTG 6 days 6 hours ago
RT : Join us TODAY 1.30-3.30pm for our family drop-in workshop with artist Sophie Lisa Beresford -make natural treasures! https://t.co/l86wrmZQ1b 1 week 2 hours ago
RT : continues with . Congrats to Tracey Stokes. Last chance to win tomorrow at 8.10 https://t.co/RmdsWCSMXN 1 week 7 hours ago
RT : Our fleet of being prepared for today's ! Looking good Anton! https://t.co/VRcRMKuJGX 1 week 1 day ago
RT : Don't miss out! There's places left on Fused Glass Coasters today at 2pm. Age 6+ / £14 https://t.co/pMx1DTAuwx https://t.co/8LwV4gMf0a 1 week 1 day ago
Send the kids to school today... Beach school with https://t.co/NTPmswwxCD https://t.co/7Is8QniIAM 1 week 1 day ago

Facebook

Sign up to our newsletter

Download the See it Do it app