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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.

  • romans
  • fresh air
  • a place to think
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • to be inspired
  • world history
  • Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB
  • Website

Auckland Castle (Currently Closed for Redevelopment)

​Auckland Castle has been home to the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years and is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings.

  • collections
  • animals
  • art
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • historic buildings
  • wildlife
  • Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • 01388 743 750
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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
  • Website

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

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
  • Website

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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Hartlepool Art Gallery

The best things in life are free and Hartlepool Art Gallery is no exception!

  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • art
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ
  • 01429869706
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Hatton Gallery

​With its impressive exhibition spaces, the Hatton Gallery has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century.

  • to be inspired
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • The Quadrangle, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
  • 0191 222 6059
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Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol was ordered to be built in 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England.

  • yucky stuff
  • the real thing
  • stories
  • North East history
  • a place to think
  • green museums

Lady Waterford Hall

Decorated inside with stunning life-size watercolour murals painted by Louisa, who used estate workers and children as models, the Hall is a must-see for art-lovers and those interested in social history.

  • famous figures
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • to be inspired
  • Ford Village, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2QG
  • 07790 457580
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