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Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, South Shields

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TripAdvisor
  • The full size relica of the western gate is very impressive as is the size of the whole site. Still plenty of work going on. Many models of howvthe fort loojed in roman times and the museum, although ...  more »
  • bit boring like but i reckon its alreet if you're a littleun, got to dig some bones up as a kid it was canny lyk  more »
  • excellent if you want to learn about roman empire in the ist century in the north east of england could do with more for kids  more »
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  • 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 :)