Woodhorn Museum, formerly  Woodhorn Colliery Museum, is located in Ashington, Northumberland. Woodhorn Museum is part of Woodhorn Charitable Trust who also manage Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office, Northumberland Archives, Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, Hexham Old Gaol and Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum.


Woodhorn is also taking part in our 5-Year Study





  • Stand up for WoodhornStand up for Woodhorn
    Woodhorn Charitable Trust, Stand-up for Woodhorn, 2013-2014 The links between laughter and wellbeing are well established. Laughter releases endorphins, increases oxygen to the blood, promotes relaxation and boosts the immune system.  With this in mind, Woodhorn commissioned a ‘Comedian in Residence’ to explore the part comedy can play in facilitating meaningful connections between people and their heritage, art and environment. Ashington ...