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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
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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.​

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  • 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

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
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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.

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  • world history
  • the real thing
  • craft
  • art
  • Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
  • 0191 334 5694
  • 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
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Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Segedunum, which means strong fort, stands at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall. Today Segedunum is once again the gateway to Hadrian’s Wall. It is the most excavated fort along the wall and has a large interactive Museum plus a 35 meter high viewing tower.

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  • getting mucky
  • learning
  • military history
  • North East history
  • romans
  • ships
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  • world history
  • Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR
  • 0191 236 9347
  • Website

The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Uncover the story of one of the world’s greatest navigators and mariners Captain James Cook, through the Museum’s hands-on displays.

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  • stories
  • ships
  • learning
  • exploring
  • dressing up
  • world history
  • famous figures
  • Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT
  • 01642 311 211
  • Website