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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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Auckland Castle (Currently Closed for Redevelopment)

​Auckland Castle has been home to the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years and is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings.

  • collections
  • animals
  • art
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • historic buildings
  • wildlife
  • Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • 01388 743 750
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Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

Located within Grade 1 listed Berwick Barracks, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, the museum displays items from the old garrison town and its surroundings. There is also an internationally important fine art collection displayed in the “Burrell at Berwick” gallery,

  • architecture
  • military history
  • art
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • to be inspired
  • The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DQ
  • 01289 309538
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Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum offers eight themed display galleries inviting you to experience life in a bomb shelter, investigate local history and the chance to come face to face with ancient civilisations.

  • to be inspired
  • sparkly things
  • North East history
  • learning
  • doing things as a family
  • design
  • collections
  • craft
  • Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
  • 01642 813 781
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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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Hatton Gallery

​With its impressive exhibition spaces, the Hatton Gallery has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century.

  • to be inspired
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • The Quadrangle, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
  • 0191 222 6059
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Lady Waterford Hall

Decorated inside with stunning life-size watercolour murals painted by Louisa, who used estate workers and children as models, the Hall is a must-see for art-lovers and those interested in social history.

  • famous figures
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • to be inspired
  • Ford Village, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2QG
  • 07790 457580
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Laing Art Gallery

​The Laing Art Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy.

  • making things
  • art
  • doing things as a family
  • sparkly things
  • the real thing
  • famous figures
  • buying nice things
  • a nice cuppa
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • collections
  • pictures
  • to be inspired
  • New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AG
  • 0191 278 1611
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Museum of Archaeology

Journey through 10,000 years of Durham’s history in our Living on the Hills gallery, at Palace Green Library. This family-friendly exhibition tells the story of Durham from the end of the last Ice Age onwards.

  • a place to think
  • collections
  • learning
  • the real thing
  • to be inspired
  • romans
  • Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN
  • 0191 334 2932
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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
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