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Lindisfarne Priory

​Lindisfarne Priory was one of the most important places for early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.

  • the real thing
  • stories
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • exploring
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2RX
  • 01289 389 200
  • Website

Museum of Hartlepool

​With lots of interactive fun, colourful characters, full size fishing coble and even a few sea monsters, the Museum of Hartlepool tells the story of a past which is packed with exciting events and interesting people.

  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • monsters
  • North East history
  • ships
  • Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ
  • 01429 860 077
  • Website

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Find out about the selfless courage of a community who has braved the elements to fish, mine for coal, whilst maintaining a lifeboat station and manning rescue missions to help family and friends in trouble.

  • ships
  • a nice cuppa
  • big stuff
  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • North East history
  • stories
  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point, Newbiggin by the Sea, NE64 6DB
  • 01670 819251
  • Website

North East Land, Sea and Air Museums

The Museum hosts the North of England’s premier collection of Aviation history and offers the largest Aviation collection between Yorkshire and Scotland.

  • being active
  • big stuff
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • military history
  • to be inspired
  • travelling
  • Old Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3HZ
  • 0191 519 0662
  • Website

Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Get ready for one amazing journey as you step through the doors of Preston Park Museum & Grounds. Discover the Hall and its treasures, experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down their replica Victorian Street,

  • being original
  • being creative
  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • fresh air
  • historic buildings
  • making things
  • craft
  • Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, TS18 3RH
  • 01642 527 375
  • 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
  • Website

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

This striking Victorian building is the world’s first electric lighthouse. Take in the fantastic views over Marsden Bay and the notorious currents of ‘Whitburn Steel’ before taking part in hands-on activities and events for all the family.

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • wildlife
  • Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7NH
  • 0191 529 3161
  • Website

Stephenson Railway Museum

Relive the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum. The Museum is home to George Stephenson’s ‘Billy’ and other steam engines including ‘Jackie Milburn’ named after the Newcastle United legend.

  • big stuff
  • doing things as a family
  • noise
  • the real thing
  • trains
  • Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, NE29 8DX
  • 0191 200 7146
  • Website

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens combines a museum, art gallery, exhibition space and Winter Gardens to create a stunning visitor attraction in the heart of the city centre.

  • doing things as a family
  • buying nice things
  • being creative
  • animals
  • acting like a kid
  • a nice cuppa
  • making things
  • Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR1 1PP
  • 0191 553 2323
  • Website

Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade

​Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade was founded in March 1877 to help save life from shipwreck using rocket apparatus and breeches buoy. Today the Brigade runs a coastal Search and Rescue Service and a Coastwatch.

  • ships
  • doing things as a family
  • stories
  • The Watch House, Pier View, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 OPR
  • 0191 267 2579
  • Website