Built in around AD160, Arbeia Roman Fort once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne, playing an essential role in the mighty frontier system. Today the excavated remains, stunning reconstructions and archaeological finds combine to give a unique insight into Roman Britain.
Opening times: Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm
Entry price: Free
Great if you like... romans, archaeology, history, South Tyneside, free museums