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Times & Costs

The Castle is open on a daily basis, 10am till 5pm. Last entry is at 4.15pm and tickets can be purchased from the Black Gate, the Castle's newly renovated 13th century gatehouse (please note: tickets are not available to buy from the Castle Keep). Tickets operate at the following prices and last for the entire day...



£9.50 with Gift Aid

Senior (65 years and over)


£8.50 with Gift Aid

Disabled (includes one free carer)


£8.50 with Gift Aid

Students (with valid ID card)


£8.50 with Gift Aid



£8.50 with Gift Aid

Child (5-15 years)


£5.50 with Gift Aid

Child (under 5 years old)


Family (2 Adults & Three Children)


£26.40 with Gift Aid

Members of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne are entitled to one free ticket, upon presentation of their membership card. Foster families and families of children with additional needs are entitled to two complimentary child tickets, upon presentation of a Max Card.

We also offer concessions rates to NHS and members of the Armed Forces.