Anker's House Museum
The Anker’s House Museum is a wonderful compact and informative museum attached to the Parish Church, which was established in 883AD. You’ll find interpretive displays with Roman and Anglo-Saxon artefacts, histories of Chester-le- Street, the Anchorage and the life of an Anchorite.
Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QB
Tel: 0191 388 3295
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum
Built in around AD160, Arbeia Roman Fort once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne, playing an essential role in the mighty frontier system. Today the excavated remains, stunning reconstructions and archaeological finds combine to give a unique insight into Roman Britain.
Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB
Tel: 0191 456 1369
Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society
Here you’ll find a collection of vintage United Automobile Services and Darlington Corporation buses in good running order, with working demonstrations by arrangement.
c/o 35, Lowther Drive, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6SZ
Tel: 01325 317 657
Located in Morpeth’s Grade 1 listed 13th century Chantry Bridge Chapel, the Museum specialises in the Northumbria small pipes and their music which are set in the context of bagpipes from around the world.
The Chantry, Bridge Street, Morpeth, NE61 1PD
Tel: 01670 500 717
Attractively located in the former St Mary’s Church, Bailiffgate Museum brings the people and places of North Northumberland to life in a lively, interactive style. A mixture of traditional displays and exciting hands-on activities makes the Museum suitable for all ages.
14 Bailiffgate, Alnwick, NE66 1LX
Tel: 01665 605 847
Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum
Beamish is unique - it’s no ordinary Museum but a living, working experience of life as it was in the North East in the early 1800s and 1900s. Set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, Beamish has a 1913 Town Street, a Colliery Village, a working Farm and a Railway Station.
Beamish, DH9 0RG
Tel: 0191 370 4000
Visit this stunning museum, which brings the story of The Venerable Bede (AD673-735) and his fellow monks to life. Explore the fabulous Anglo- Saxon demonstration farm, home to rare breeds of animals including sheep, cattle and formidable pigs. Find out more about the historical importance of St Paul’s Church, and enjoy the varied calendar of special events taking place throughout all school and Bank holidays.
Church Bank, Jarrow, NE32 3DY
Tel: 0191 489 2106
Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
Situated within Berwick Barracks, Berwick Museum & Art Gallery explores the old garrison town and its surrounds though its social history collection ‘Window on Berwick’, the new Mediaeval Berwick gallery, and its art collection ‘Burrell at Berwick’.
The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DQ
Tel: 01289 301 869