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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

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

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

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

Cragside

​This extraordinary Victorian mansion was the first in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.

  • the real thing
  • inventions
  • exploring
  • historic buildings
  • technology
  • architecture
  • Rothbury, NE65 7PX
  • 01669 620 333
  • Website

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
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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
  • Website

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

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

King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum

The history of one of the country's proudest regiments - from 1689 right up to the present day - is traced through vivid displays of uniforms, badges, medals, weapons and relics from the various dramatic campaigns in which it has been involved.​

  • learning
  • military history
  • the real thing
  • The Barracks, The Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DG
  • 01289 307426
  • Website
  • Email