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 31/12/2018
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...
02/06/2018 to 22/07/2018
This exhibition of Britain's naval heroes includes a famous portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery in London. It also features paintings of sea battles and...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Follow the trail to explore the sea-themed treasures in the Museum collections and find out more about Sunderland's proud maritime history. Uncover the clues and answer the questions to claim a prize...
02/06/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dress up in maritime costume on our very own ship's deck and take a sea-themed selfie! This will be in the Open Space Gallery in the Museum, for more information call (0191) 561 2323.
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Marvellous Madagascar Trail Saturday 21 July – Sunday 2 September Museum opening hours From Traveller’s Palms to lemurs, discover the amazing plants and animals of Madagascar on an explorer trail in...
23/07/2018
12pm - 3pm  Museum Street Meet a naval hero character from the Time Bandits and find out about the objects and tools they would have used aboard a warship. The activity is free but donations are...
23/07/2018 to 25/07/2018
Enjoy a 30-minute pop-up family theatre show with magical tales of the sea and seafaring characters from Sunderland. Hear songs and stories told by ship's chandler Davy Jones and smuggler Peggy Potts...
27/07/2018
11am - 3pm (re-enactments at 11.30am, 1pm & 2pm) North Terrace, Mowbray Park Celebrate the life of Sunderland hero Jack Crawford and enjoy live re-enactments and family crafts beside the scale...

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Did you know?

Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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