This list of museums in Northumberland, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Alnwick Castle Alnwick Castle a frontal door Alnwick Multiple Tours of the castle with state rooms, military museum about the Napoleonic Wars, Northumberland Fusiliers Museum, collection of British and Irish archaeology, collection of vehicles from the 19th century
Armstrong's Household and Farming Museum Image needed LHB North Charlton History website, antique household and farming items in room displays, including a nursery with toys, World War II memorabilia, milking parlour, washing room, agriculture tools and display, local needlework
Bailiffgate Museum Image needed LHB Alnwick Local Local history, culture, fishing, agriculture, railways, mining, art exhibits
Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh Castle - - 1030813 Bamburgh Historic house Inhabited castle dating back to the Normans, includes museum with engines, technology and history of industrialist William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong
Bellingham Heritage Centre Image needed LHB Bellingham Local website, local history, Border Counties Railway, the Border Reivers, mining, farming, recreated smithy, photographs of rural life
Cragside Cragside1 Rothbury Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 19th century country home of Lord Armstrong, features many technological innovations
George Stephenson's Birthplace Image needed LHB Wylam Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century stone cottage home of rail pioneer George Stephenson, railway exhibits
Heatherslaw Mill Image needed LHB Etal Mill 19th century water-driven corn mill
Wylam Railway Museum Image needed LHB Wylam Railway information, information, history of are railway development and local railway pioneers George Stephenson, Timothy Hackworth and William Hedley
Woodhorn - Northumberland Museum, Archives and Country Park Woodhorn Colliery, Ashington - - 144014 Ashington Mining Former colliery with original equipment, buildings, exhibits about the mine and the life of a miner, collection of art created by miners, changing exhibits of art, science and history, 2 ft narrow gauge railway

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