Opening times

Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 2pm - 5pm

Free entry

Donations are welcome. Admission charges apply to some exhibitions.

Buy tickets for Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

Classes and courses

Make and create with our art classes and craft workshops

Late at the Laing

Join us on 6 April for a late event inspired by our Modern Visionaries and Quentin Blake exhibitions

Laing shop

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Get married in one of our Edwardian galleries

Art prints

Buy prints of art from our collection


Lend a hand at the Laing


Newcastle and the River Tyne in 1895: Bridges and Ships

This magnificent panorama shows Newcastle in 1895, at the height of the city’s industrial developm...

The bridle-bit and the river

One of the objects going into the Hadrian’s Cavalry exhibition at Segedunum is a late Iron Age bri...

Marc Chagall’s ‘Apocalypse in Lilac’: Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on January 27th to remember the millions of victims of the Holoca...

The Great Frost of 1784, Newcastle upon Tyne

In March 1784, Newcastle was still gripped by the frost and ice of an exceptionally hard winter. The...

Picture of the month talks

In March it is Isabella and the Pot of Basil by WIlliam Holman Hunt