Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: 0191 278 1611

Textphone: 18001 0191 278 1611

General enquiries:

Media enquiries:, tel: (0191) 277 1157

Volunteering: Find out more about volunteering with us.

Learning and schools: Find out more about our events for schools, families and adult learners.

Venue hire: (please state that you're interested to find out more about hiring a space at the Laing Art Gallery). Find out about hiring the Laing Art Gallery for an event or wedding.

​​Specialist enquiries

We offer a paid-for research service to members of the public looking to find out more about items in our collections.

Our staff will undertake any specific research relating to the collections held by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, which comprise:

  • Archives
  • Fine Art
  • Decorative Art
  • Science and industry
  • Ethnography
  • Archaeology
  • Military history and social history
  • Maritime history
  • Natural sciences

The research service costs £30 per hour including VAT.

You can request and pay for your research online by completing our research form or you can visit our research page for more information.