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National Glass Centre

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor

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.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available

Getting There and Contact Information


Liberty Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 0GL, England


Click here to visit National Glass Centre's website
0191 515 5555

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm


Free admission!

More Information

Eating information

National Glass Centre Brasserie serves a child friendly menu throughout the day.


Baby Changing room available.

Gift shop

Child friendly gifts and souvenirs including craft items and marbles.


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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England

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