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...
Snakes Alive!
16/07/2016 to 06/11/2016
Snakes Alive...a slither into a secretive life Discover the amazing world of snakes and come face to face with live snakes and find out all about these fascinating reptiles. See boa constrictors,...
16/07/2016 to 30/08/2016
Snake Shows     16 July – 30 August 11am, 1pm & 2pm  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays except 20 August Meet live snakes in this 45 minute interactive snake show with our resident reptile expert...
16/07/2016 to 04/09/2016
Slithering Snakes Hunt Saturday 16 July – Sunday 4 September Museum opening hours The snakes have escaped from the jungle and are hiding all over the Museum and Winter Gardens. Can you find all the...
Nissan 30 Years Sunderland Exhibition
22/08/2016 to 16/10/2016
The Nissan 30 Years Sunderland Exhibition, supported by MAKE it Sunderland charts the history of the last three decades and showcases key moments in the plant’s history. Beginning in 1984 when the...
14/09/2016
Join the members of the Sunderland branch of the Knitting and Crochet Guild in the Textile Traditions Gallery as they demonstrate traditional skills of knitting and crochet. Bring your own projects...
17/09/2016
A talk organised by the Friends of Sunderland Museums (FOSUMS) All welcome. FOSUMS members free. Visitors £2 admission. Saturday 17th SEPT  at 2pm Speaker: MIKE ENNIS Title: The History of...
08/10/2016
A talk organised by the Friends of Sunderland Museum (FOSUMS) Saturday 8th October at 2pm                             Title: Sunderland in the Roaring Twenties  and Troubled Thirties Speaker: Trevor...

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Did you know?

Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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Great family day out at Seaburn tomorrow, and the sun might even shine! https://t.co/BlXUzzs2TW 11 hours 20 min ago
the tunnel is opening to the public later this year too 11 hours 27 min ago
Last chance to catch this fantastic show tonight. https://t.co/tYr9ySuMiI https://t.co/06U7UOWpCj 11 hours 28 min ago
Sunderland Illuminations starts Saturday 24 September 1 day 8 hours ago
Now this is a great use for your smart phone... drinks and ice cream to your seat What a brilliant idea! https://t.co/QT2sBpcaRn 2 days 9 hours ago
Not long now until take over Sunderland, it's going to be fantastic. https://t.co/StaC7RbqI9 2 days 13 hours ago
RT : Less than two weeks to go until applications close - it's free to enter too! Don't miss out. https://t.co/jPC7L8FPMG 2 days 14 hours ago
RT : Have a favourite restaurant in ? Tell them to get signed up to Restaurant Week! https://t.co/DJIiEjxkVq 3 days 9 hours ago
Can anyone help Sunderland Olympian find her lost phone? https://t.co/hfbhCwRGGK 3 days 13 hours ago
RT : Stunning afternoon down https://t.co/7YjxrcpvIE 4 days 10 hours ago
On Bank Holiday Monday Seaburn will welcome all manner of fascinating historical vehicles... https://t.co/BlXUzzs2TW https://t.co/tS8vnRLTcS 4 days 12 hours ago
Very summery shot by of Penshaw Monument and Herrington Country Park... who's heading there today? https://t.co/BRS4hXjUPl 4 days 16 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 5 days 13 hours ago
Have you said hello to the super slithery snakes yet? Theyll be sssso pleasssed to sssee you! https://t.co/oO7BxEe9g0 5 days 14 hours ago
RT : Free event @ design-award winning Thu: launch Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs book https://t.co/2UPdlcNMWH 5 days 15 hours ago

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