Arbeia Roman Fort And Museum

Arbeia Roman Fort And Museum
Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE33 2BB
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Barrack block

The barrack block is the last of our three Roman reconstructed buildings and was built using traditional Roman techniques from the 3rd century. Soldiers usually lived eight to an apartment and you can have a glimpse at their living quarters on entering the block. Some of their weaponry is also displayed including…

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 53 more dates until 17 Nov

Commanding Officer's House

The 4th century Commanding Officer's house has been partially rebuilt and includes some of the original foundations and floor. See how the Commanding Officer lived and entertained guests. Explore the rooms he would sleep and eat in and see the magnificent palisade, summer dining room and fresco paintings that adorn the…

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 53 more dates until 17 Nov

Roman garden

See the gardens and touch, smell and see the plants and herbs that were used by the Romans for cooking, medicine and decoration. The herb garden is in full bloom through spring and summer and we keep it maintained while the Fort is closed to the public.

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 53 more dates until 17 Nov

Season finale with Quinta

11am - 3pm One to one battle demonstrations at 12pm and 2pm Free, a donation is welcome No booking required As the seasonal closure of Arbeia draws near members of Cohors Quinta Gallorum (the auxiliary unit garrisoned to the Fort in the third century) will be at the fort to meet visitors and demonstrate…

Sat 30 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 456 1369

Set in Stone Gallery

Arbeia holds one of the finest collections of Roman finds along Hadrian's Wall and nearly all were discovered in and around the Fort from excavations that have taken place over the years. Set in Stone delves deeper into the lives of those who lived and worked at the Fort as well as those who helped build it in AD…

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 53 more dates until 17 Nov

West Gate

The imposing West Gate is one of the first things you notice walking up to Arbeia. The iconic building has been reconstructed using research that was undertaken following excavations at Arbeia. It stands where it once would've been during the Roman occupation of Britain. Walk inside the towers and you'll discover…

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

Mon 25 Sep

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 53 more dates until 17 Nov

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