The Laing Art Gallery is in the heart of Newcastle city centre. Simply take the train to Newcastle station, and then hop onto the metro to Monument Metro station – the gallery is only a five-minute walk away and is well-signposted.
Founded in 1901, the Laing Art Gallery is home to an vast collection of art which focuses on British oil paintings, watercolours, ceramics, silver and glassware.
Entry is free to the gallery, however some exhibitions may have admission charges. For more information, visit the Laing Art Gallery website.
|Weekdays||05:00 - 21:20|
|Saturday||05:00 - 21:20|
|Sunday||07:30 - 21:20|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Shops note||<p>Paperchase, WH Smith, Boots, Sainsbury, Costa, Cafe Nero, Ugots, Pumpkim and ATM Coffee</p>|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
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Coffee shop Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||<p> Toilets are available on Platform 3 & 4 and also Platform 12 </p>|
|Staff Help notes|
ÿChanging PlacesÿToilet is available on Platform 12
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We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Everyday||04:00 - 23:00|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park Short stay|
|Carpark operator||Virgin Trains East Coast Virgin Trains East Coast|
|Car parking spaces||469|
|Cycle storage spaces||116|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>28 stands accommodating 56 cycles</p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Level/ramp access to all platforms. Underpass with lifts to platforms 3 & 4.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||06:15 - 21:00|
|Saturday||06:15 - 21:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 21:00|
South end of Platform 3
Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges
Toilets / Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers
Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits
More about the Laing Art Gallery
With its exceptional art collection, the Laing Art Gallery has Designated status in recognition of its national and international significance.
If you’re interested in decorative art, make sure you stop by the glass collection, where you can find the famous Beilby enamelled glass. And if you’re a Japanese art lover, don’t miss the fine collection of Japanese decorative arts and prints. The Laing's watercolours are also of national importance and worth a visit – they include pictures by Thomas Girtin, JMW Turner, Edward Lear, JF Lewis and Elizabeth Blackadder.
If you’re planning your next visit to Newcastle, make sure you add the Laing Art Gallery to your list, you won’t be disappointed!