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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

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.

  • North East history
  • romans
  • historic buildings
  • heritage
  • Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QB
  • 0191 388 3295
  • Website

Bailiffgate Museum

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.

  • North East history
  • dressing up
  • doing things as a family
  • collections
  • making things
  • acting like a kid
  • 14 Bailiffgate, Alnwick, NE66 1LX
  • 01665 605 847
  • Website

Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum

At Beamish buildings collected from across the region are filled with objects illustrating the region’s history, many donated by local people to help the Museum tell their story. Costumed staff and volunteers use these collections to create a living, working Museum.

  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • fresh air
  • dressing up
  • doing things as a family
  • being active
  • architecture
  • a nice cuppa
  • the real thing
  • being original
  • acting like a kid
  • inventions

Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

Located within Grade 1 listed Berwick Barracks, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, the museum displays items from the old garrison town and its surroundings. There is also an internationally important fine art collection displayed in the “Burrell at Berwick” gallery,

  • architecture
  • military history
  • art
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • to be inspired
  • The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DQ
  • 01289 309538
  • Website

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

The Schoolroom Museum is housed in a building once used as a charity school which was founded in 1704 by Michael Postgate, a local landowner, and it was here between 1736 and 1740, that Captain James Cook received his early education.

  • travelling
  • stories
  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • famous figures
  • 101 High Street, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6NB
  • Website

Cherryburn: Thomas Bewick's Birthplace

​This intriguing cottage and farmhouse is the birthplace of Northumberland artist Thomas Bewick.

  • North East history
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • collections
  • art
  • a nice cuppa
  • craft
  • Station Bank, Mickley, Stocksfield, NE43 7DD
  • 01661 843 276
  • Website

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

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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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
  • Website
  • Email