The Dos & Don'ts when visiting BALTIC

Things to do and not do at BALTIC.

We want to ensure that you have the best visit possible whilst we also need to look after the artworks on display and the safety of all visitors. This means that we do ask you to pay attention to some simple rules each time you visit.

Don’t touch artworks
BALTIC asks that visitors do not touch artworks as this can cause irreparable damage.

Don’t eat or drink in the galleries
Visitors are requested not to consume food or drink within the galleries. 

Don’t photograph or film the artwork
Photography and video filming are not allowed in the galleries without prior permission.

Do ask at Information desk if you would like us to email you images of the exhibitions.

Do photograph in other areas of BALTIC
We are happy for you to take photographs of the views and the architecture of our building.

Don’t smoke in our building
BALTIC is a non-smoking building.

Don’t use your mobile phones for….
Visitors are not allowed to photograph or film the artworks in the galleries or to make phone calls in the galleries.

Do be aware
For safety and security of visitors, staff and artworks, CCTV is in operation throughout BALTIC.

Do speak with BALTIC Crew
If you have any questions during your visit, please do not hesitate to ask a member of the BALTIC crew, who will be happy to help


BALTIC Centre for
Contemporary Art

Gateshead Quays
South Shore Road
0191 478 1810

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31-39 High Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
0191 261 3830

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Open Daily 10.00-18.00
Tue 10.30-18.00
Free Admission
Donations Welcome
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Open Wed-Sun
Thu 12.00-20.00
Free Admission
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BALTIC Flour Mills Visual Arts Trust, incorporated in England and Wales,
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