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Chesters Roman Fort & Museum

​Chesters Roman Fort offers the best visible remains of a cavalry fort in Britain today.

  • heritage
  • getting mucky
  • fresh air
  • romans
  • world history
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • North East history
  • Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham, NE46 4EU
  • 01434 681 379
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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The Museum sits on the site of the first Cleveland Ironstone Mine from which industrial Teesside emerged.

  • getting mucky
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • the unusual
  • stories
  • North East history
  • industrial history
  • heritage
  • Deepdale, Skinningrove, TS13 4AP
  • 01287 642 877
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Corbridge Roman Town & Museum

The Museum displays a rich selection of Roman finds including weapons and armour.​

  • world history
  • romans
  • heritage
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • exploring
  • getting mucky
  • the real thing
  • Corbridge Roman Site, NE45 5NT
  • 01434 632 349
  • Website

Cragside

​This extraordinary Victorian mansion was the first in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.

  • the real thing
  • inventions
  • exploring
  • historic buildings
  • technology
  • architecture
  • Rothbury, NE65 7PX
  • 01669 620 333
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Discovery Museum

​Discovery Museum is one of the North East of England’s most popular free venues and the place to find out about life on Tyneside, from science and technology to fashion through the eras and military history.

  • science
  • puzzles
  • making things
  • military history
  • inventions
  • big stuff
  • ships
  • technology
  • being original
  • being creative
  • Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
  • 0191 232 6789
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Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum offers eight themed display galleries inviting you to experience life in a bomb shelter, investigate local history and the chance to come face to face with ancient civilisations.

  • to be inspired
  • sparkly things
  • North East history
  • learning
  • doing things as a family
  • design
  • collections
  • craft
  • Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
  • 01642 813 781
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Durham Castle

Built in the Norman period as an imposing fortress, Durham Castle’s story is entwined with that of the Prince-Bishops of Durham, whose semi-regal status made them some of the most powerful and wealthy men in the country.

  • historic buildings
  • a place to think
  • architecture
  • collections
  • heritage
  • North East history
  • Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW
  • 0191 334 2932
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Durham Cathedral, The Treasures of St. Cuthbert

​This stunning World Heritage Site contains relics of St Cuthbert, cathedral and episcopal plate of 17th and 18th centuries as well as Anglo-Saxon artefacts.

  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • famous figures
  • Durham Cathedral, Durham, DH13EH
  • 0191 386 4266
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Durham Museum & Heritage Centre

Relive the story of Durham from Medieval times to the 20th century in this excellent local history Museum.

  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • learning
  • St Mary-le-Bow, North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3ET
  • 0191 384 5589
  • Website

Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland

The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland is located within the Abbot's Tower at Alnwick Castle where the history of the Regiment is brought to life through thematic displays and real experiences of soldiers and their families.

  • North East history
  • military history
  • dressing up
  • learning
  • souvenirs
  • The Abbot's Tower, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, NE66 1NG
  • 01665 602 152
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