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National Glass Centre

Museums and Art Galleries, Indoor
Profile iconAll Ages
Location iconSunderland
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Attraction Information

There are lots of ways you can enjoy National Glass Centre with your family.

Help Whimsy discover his past at National Glass Centre with our fun trail for all the family!

Our special Adventure Backpacks are a way for you and your family to explore our Centre at your own pace. You can also visit our new Gillian Dickinson Learning Studios where you will find colouring activities and a range of fun toys for the little ones, kindly supported by the Gillian Dickinson Trust.

Children and young people of all ages can get creative and crafty at our Family Workshops. These hands on sessions include glass painting, glass fusing and sandblasting, in addition to themed workshops for school holidays!

Our new gallery spaces are here to be explored and our friendly staff are always on hand to help. We have changing places and baby changing facllities and child friendly menus in our Brasserie.

Before your visit have a go at making glass with our virtual glass making game.

Opening hours

Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm



Liberty Way,
Tyne and Wear,
SR6 0GL,

Phone number

0191 515 5555


Free admission!


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