Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens closed following power cut

Sunderland's Museum and Winter Gardens venue has been closed this afternoon due to a power cut.

Thursday, 21st February 2019, 1:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st February 2019, 5:02 pm
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens.

The museum area of the building is currently housing an exhibition of works by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Bosses have apologised for the inconvenience caused.

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Sunderland City Council has tweeted to say there have been power outages in the city centre.

@SundMuseum tweeted: "VISITOR NOTICE The Museum, Library and Winter Gardens are currently closed to visitors due to a power cut.

"Visitors with Leonardo tickets for this afternoon should contact the Museum on 0191 5612323 to exchange tickets or arrange a refund.

"We apologise for the inconvenience."

The council tweeted: "There have been power outages around the city centre today - Museum, Library and Winter Gardens had one just after 1pm."