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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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Grace Darling Museum

RNLI Grace Darling Museum is a small site full of exciting things for your family to do. Entry is free, so you can pop in several times throughout your visit.

  • stories
  • North East history
  • doing things as a family
  • ships
  • famous figures
  • Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh, NE69 7AE
  • 01668 214 910
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Guisborough Museum

​This small volunteer run Museum shows the social, agricultural and commercial history of Guisborough through the ages.

  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • heritage
  • North East history
  • Sunnyfield House, 36 Westgate, Guisborough, TS14 6BA
  • 01287 203617
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Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

Step into the newly restored station building and look out for large exhibits like Stephenson’s “Locomotion No. 1” and displays of railway memorabilia.

  • trains
  • North East history
  • doing things as a family
  • a nice cuppa
  • heritage
  • technology
  • the real thing
  • North Road Station, Darlington, DL3 6ST
  • 01325 405060
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Heatherslaw Cornmill

Explore and discover this fully operational Victorian watermill on the banks of the beautiful river Till.

  • doing things as a family
  • big stuff
  • being original
  • being active
  • dressing up
  • having fun
  • historic buildings
  • industrial history
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • Ford Forge, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TJ
  • 01890 820 488
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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

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland with a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set on three floors all housed within a magnificent 1710 Queen Anne building.

  • doing things as a family
  • a nice cuppa
  • acting like a kid
  • being active
  • being creative
  • buying nice things
  • dressing up
  • having fun
  • North East history
  • souvenirs
  • Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW
  • 01642 479 500
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