What's on at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Events and exhibitions at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

Jurassic Gardens
26/04/2016 to 30/09/2017
Hidden amongst the lush vegetation of our indoor garden a whole series of amazing dinosaur models are waiting to be discovered. See a baby T Rex as it hatches from its giant egg, watch a stegosaurus...
22/07/2017 to 04/08/2017
The animal spies are hiding around the Museum looking for clues. Can you find them all and crack the code to claim a prize? £2.50 per entry. Please purchase your trail at the museum shop.
24/07/2017 to 27/07/2017
Monday 24 - Thursday 27 July Circle of Life Sessions at 11.15am and 1.45pm each day Follow the life story of a stone age man as told by ancient spirits and discover how people might have lived in...
24/07/2017 to 01/09/2017
Festival of Fun with No Limits Theatre : Monday 24 July to Friday 1 September Spark your imagination as you explore the amazing history of Sunderland at the Festival of Fun! Discover the strange...
28/07/2017 to 25/08/2017
Fridays:  28 July, 4 August, 11 August, 18 August and 25 August Family Art Network Fridays 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm (drop in) Join us for free family art activities led by organisations from...
31/07/2017 to 03/08/2017
Listen to terrific tales and spooky stories about Hylton Castle from a crow's eye view in this pop up theatre show with No Limits Theatre. Create your own crow puppets for drama games and dress up in...
07/08/2017 to 10/08/2017
Step back in time with No Limits Theatre to meet Sunderland inventor Joseph Swan and his rival Thomas Edison and find out more about Swan's amazing lightbulb moment!  Design and make your own...
14/08/2017 to 17/08/2017
Explore unusual worlds and characters inspired by Alice in Wonderland with the Curious Connections theatre group. Make fantastical hats, playing card characters and enjoy some drama games. Souvenirs...


Did you know?

Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.


RT : Date for the diaries! will be officially opened on Nov 23 with a spectacular live event https://t.co/2afxe1MsOE 2 days 11 hours ago
If you're going to or just like to keep up-to-date with what's happening, give our friends a follow. 3 days 10 hours ago
Yes! makes it through to the shortlist for UK City of Culture 2021. Well done everyone involved. 6 days 8 hours ago
RT : Free weekly runs in Mowbray Park. Ran by fantastic volunteers so get yourselves down and say hi 👋 https://t.co/7UKUWtKKTo 6 days 21 hours ago
It's this Saturday, and it's FREE. Head to Thompson Park for great music, workshops, kids activitie… https://t.co/2E0VwWZptJ 1 week 2 days ago
Thank you and good bye HMS Ocean ⚓️ https://t.co/UKaIuOdXZH 1 week 2 days ago
One year exactly until The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018 and we can't wait! https://t.co/GhcIyedvzp 1 week 2 days ago
Wow! What a fantastic photo of our city and https://t.co/vbFQnlEjDv 1 week 3 days ago
HMS Ocean looking spectacular in the sunshine. You can go onboard tomorrow, 11am - 6pm. https://t.co/hbij1umiId 1 week 5 days ago
RT : It's competition time! Win a family pass for the Aviation Lounge at on Saturday 22 July, worth £189.… https://t.co/Z0R12PmOxr 1 week 5 days ago
It's competition time! Win a family pass for the Aviation Lounge at on Saturday 22 July, worth £189.… https://t.co/Z0R12PmOxr 1 week 6 days ago
Who's ready for ? Here's the full line-up! Going to be a great weekend! https://t.co/CT2wfVzzZR 2 weeks 10 hours ago
RT : arrived in for the last time https://t.co/9y8YQBqnZS 2 weeks 15 hours ago
HMS Ocean is making her way into Sunderland. Great spot from Roker! https://t.co/HVfa2Y72KD 2 weeks 17 hours ago
Hi we can promote this as part of summer… https://t.co/VTKQLxn3Ie 2 weeks 1 day ago


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