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Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, South Shields

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  • We went with two children (aged 5 & 6) and loved the recreated villa. Compared to remains alone it helped spark the imaginations and interest of the children particularly. Being able to interact with ...  more »
  • Visited with my husband,tea and coffee and snacks excellent.Staff very efficient and pleasant! Very welcome after exploring the fort and museum.  more »
  • The museum building is excellent and informative, we were surprised by the middle east connection with this part of England. The buildings have been skillfully reproduced and give an honest insight in...  more »
  • Fun, free day out. Staff are very knowledgeable, and really nice to see reconstructions of buildings and forts from the Roman era
  • Took our Scout Group here. Fantastic place for a free educational visit.
  • The Roman Fort, known as Arbeia, is well worth a visit to such a distinctive archeological site. Try not to view the modern surroundings and imagine the commanding panoramic view it would have had of the sea approaches, the river and surrounding countryside nearly 2000 years ago.
  • One of the fort's gates reconstructed. Quite a sight, to be sure. Plus there is a museum of finds from this site.
  • Well worth the trip. Lots to see and its Free entry :)