- Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is a major regional museum, art gallery and archives service. We manage a collection of nine museums and galleries across Tyneside and the Archives for Tyne and Wear. We are supported by the five local authorities of the area and Newcastle University. We are also a Major Partner Museum funded by Arts Council England and have Core Funded Museum status. Our mission is to help people determine their place in the world and define their identities, so enhancing their self-respect and their respect for others. Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums have several Designated Collections of national importance. We hold collections of international importance in archives, art, science and technology, archaeology, military and social history, fashion and natural sciences.
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