Laing Art Gallery | Day Out With The Kids

Laing Art Gallery

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor

Laing Art Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy. A dynamic exhibition programme brings an exciting variety of art to your doorstep, while fun learning events encourage even the youngest of children to get involved.

It is situated in the centre of Newcastle, and are home to an impressive collection of sculpture and art, which can be enjoyed throughout the season, including dynamic landscapes by John Martin, and sculpture by Henry Moore. The watercolours are of national importance, and there is an extensive decorative art collection to marvel at. There are many outstanding local paintings and objects on display in the ‘Northern Spirit' display on the ground floor.

The Laing prides itself on its temporary exhibition programme, and it has brought paintings from around the world to the North East, including historic, modern, and contemporary art.

The learning team is on hand throughout the year providing talks from leading contemporary artists, and fun hands on activities for families. Many of these events, like the gallery, are free of charge!


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8AG, England


Click here to visit Laing Art Gallery's website
0191 232 7734

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Sunday 14:00 - 17:00

Closed Mondays, except for Bank Holidays.


Free admission.

Charges apply for some exhibitions.

More Information


Male, Female, and accessible toilet facilities.

Baby food facilities

Baby change facilities available.

Gift shop

The Laing Shop is packed full of fantastic gifts inspired by the collection. It includes everything from contemporary crafts to books and postcards.

Eating information

The Laing Cafe provides a relaxing environment in which to enjoy a good selection of hot and cold meals, drinks and snacks.