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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

Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society

​This is a mobile museum and as such it is not kept in one place. As a result the primary way the museum exhibits their collection is at bus rallies and other public events.

  • heritage
  • fresh air
  • big stuff
  • being original
  • being active
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • This is a mobile museum, offices based in Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6SZ
  • 01325 317 657
  • 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
  • Website
  • Email

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

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
  • Website
  • Email

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
  • Website
  • Email

Housesteads Roman Fort

One of the best preserved Roman forts in Britain, Housesteads boasts spectacular views.

  • world history
  • romans
  • heritage
  • exploring
  • getting mucky
  • military history
  • the real thing
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • Haydon Bridge, Hexham, NE47 6NN
  • 01434 344 363
  • Website

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

Located in Morpeth’s Grade 1 listed 13th century Chantry Bridge Chapel, the Museum specialises in the Northumbria small pipes and their music which are set in the context of bagpipes from around the world.

  • collections
  • heritage
  • the unusual
  • The Chantry, Bridge Street, Morpeth, NE61 1PD
  • 01670 624490
  • Website