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Museum of Archaeology

Journey through 10,000 years of Durham’s history in our Living on the Hills gallery, at Palace Green Library. This family-friendly exhibition tells the story of Durham from the end of the last Ice Age onwards.

  • a place to think
  • collections
  • learning
  • the real thing
  • to be inspired
  • romans
  • Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN
  • 0191 334 2932
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Museum of Hartlepool

​With lots of interactive fun, colourful characters, full size fishing coble and even a few sea monsters, the Museum of Hartlepool tells the story of a past which is packed with exciting events and interesting people.

  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • monsters
  • North East history
  • ships
  • Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ
  • 01429 860 077
  • Website

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Find out about the selfless courage of a community who has braved the elements to fish, mine for coal, whilst maintaining a lifeboat station and manning rescue missions to help family and friends in trouble.

  • ships
  • a nice cuppa
  • big stuff
  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • North East history
  • stories
  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point, Newbiggin by the Sea, NE64 6DB
  • 01670 819251
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North East Land, Sea and Air Museums

The Museum hosts the North of England’s premier collection of Aviation history and offers the largest Aviation collection between Yorkshire and Scotland.

  • being active
  • big stuff
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • military history
  • to be inspired
  • travelling
  • Old Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3HZ
  • 0191 519 0662
  • Website

Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum is the Asian art, antiquities, and material culture Museum of the University of Durham. Opened in 1960, it displays a remarkable collection from the cultures of Asia, Egypt, Islamic North Africa and the Middle-East.

  • green museums
  • world history
  • the real thing
  • craft
  • art
  • Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
  • 0191 334 5694
  • Website

Ormesby Hall

The impressive hall is a mid 18th century mansion built for James and Dorothy Pennyman. Its simple Palladian façade masks the exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishing that this attractive rural mansion has to offer.

  • collections
  • historic buildings
  • to be inspired
  • Ormesby, Church Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS7 9AS
  • 01642 324 188
  • Website

Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Get ready for one amazing journey as you step through the doors of Preston Park Museum & Grounds. Discover the Hall and its treasures, experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down their replica Victorian Street,

  • being original
  • being creative
  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • fresh air
  • historic buildings
  • making things
  • craft
  • Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, TS18 3RH
  • 01642 527 375
  • Website

Roman Army Museum

The Roman Army Museum, situated beside one of the best preserved sections of the Wall, offers a captivating insight into the garrisons of Hadrian’s Wall.

  • learning
  • military history
  • romans
  • world history
  • Carvoran, Greenhead, CA8 7JB
  • 01697 747 485
  • Website

Roman Vindolanda

Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the south of Hadrian’s Wall. Talk to archaeologists and volunteers, actively at work from April to September (weather permitting!) as they uncover even more of Vindolanda’s hidden past.

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • romans
  • the real thing
  • world history
  • Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7JN
  • 01434 344 277
  • Website

Ryhope Engines Museum

The Ryhope Engines Museum, based in the Ryhope Pumping Station is now regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East. Although the station no longer pumps water, the two huge beam engines are kept in working order and ‘steamed’ periodically for visitors.

  • the unusual
  • noise
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • historic buildings
  • Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
  • 0191 521 0235
  • Website