Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks,
adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and
castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and
museums to visit throughout the whole of the North East.
York North Yorkshire. Tel 01904 687687 Walk in the footsteps
of the Romans and Vikings. See beasts turned to stone from a time when dinosaurs
ruled the planet. Discover the jewels of our famous Kings and the spoils of war.
Discover some of the world's greatest and most beautiful archaeological find at
Elvington North Yorkshire. Tel 01904 608595 A fascinating and
dynamic museum, authentically based on a world war two bomber command station.
The unique displays include the original control tower, air gunners collection,
barnes wallis prototype 'bouncing bomb' and an airborne engineers display.
Greenhead Northumberland. Tel 01697 747485 Everything you want
to know about the roman solider, his training, pay, living quarters, armour,
weapons and off duty activities are explained in an entertaining and informative
way. You can even come and help us excavate and learn more about the Vindolanda
Hartlepool Durham. Tel 01429 223193 Built in Bombay in 1816
-1817, HMS Trincomalee is the oldest ship afloat in the UK. Today you can
experience what life was like on board by visiting the boat and going in the
captains cabin, sleeping quarters, quarter deck, gun deck and mess deck. Click
on the link for more info.
South Shields Tyne & Wear. Tel 0191 277 1410 Today, the
excavated Roman remains, stunning reconstructions of original buildings and
excavation finds discovered at the fort combine to give a unique insight into life in Roman
Britain. Originally built to house a garrison, Arbeia soon became the military
supply base for the 17 forts.
Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne & Wear. Tel 0191 232 6789 Discover
the chequered history of Newcastle upon Tyne from Romans and knights to
ship-builders and pitmen. Some fun and interesting scientific exhibitions,
collections of maritime, social history, fashion and regimental life are on
display in our great museum.
Wallsend Tyne & Wear. Tel 0191 236 9347 Segedunum Roman Fort
stood on the banks of the River Tyne, the last outpost of Hadrian's Wall. For
almost 300 years Segedunum was home to 600 Roman soldiers. Find out how they
lived, worked, played, fought and defended there land in this extraordinary
North Shields Tyne And Wear. Tel 0191 200 7146 Come and ride
on a real steam train and learn about the story of coal and electricity's impact
on ordinary people's lives. Many fun activities for all ages are also held
alongside temporary exhibitions. Re-live the great days of the steam railway at
our railway museum.
York North Yorkshire. Tel 08448 153139 Discover the story of
the train in a great day out for all the family at the world's largest Railway
Museum. The NRM mixes fascination and education with hours of fun. And best of
all it's free. We've got three enormous galleries for you to explore, loads of
interactive exhibits, and special daily events.
York North Yorkshire. Tel 01904 642036 The Royal Dragoon
Guards Museum is well laid out in spacious surroundings and tells the story of
the present day and former regiments from the late 17th century. The museum displays
include uniforms, prints, paintings, weapons and standards, all housed in well
lit, clearly labelled show cases.