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…

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 55 more dates until 16 Sep

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…

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 55 more dates until 16 Sep

Destination South Tyneside – Mini Mela

Free, no booking 11am - 3pm All workshops are drop in, some may have limited capacity so places will be given on a first come basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. In association with GemArts. An Asian culture themed event packed full of family fun, with free workshops, performances…

Sat 5 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 456 1369

Festival of Archaeology - make a mosaic

Come join us on… for a creative and colourful workshop where children will have the opportunity to design and make their very own mosaic coaster. We will be taking our inspiration from the objects on display in the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition and in particular the Roman Cavalry Shields which would have been used. The…

Thu 27 Jul

£4.50 / 0191 456 1369

Festival of Archaeology - mosaics

11am - 12pm £4.50 per child For children 6 years and over Booking essential. Join a creative and colourful workshop for children to design and make their own mosaic coaster, inspired by the current Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition, in particular the Roman cavalry shields. Please note: due to the grouting…

Thu 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 456 1369

Hadrian's Cavalry

Taking place from Saturday 8 April to Sunday 10 September 2017, Hadrian’s Cavalry explores the role and daily life of the Roman army’s cavalry forces in a unique wall-wide exhibition that stretches the full 150 miles of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site area – from Maryport in the west to South Shields in the…

Fri 21 Jul

Free Donations welcome / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free Donations welcome / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free Donations welcome / 0191 456 1369

…and 49 more dates until 10 Sep

Historical Falconry at the Fort

11am - 3pm Free, no booking Historical Falconry will be pitching up their Mews tent and bringing along a selection of birds to talk with visitors about the history and heritage of falconry. You can handle some of the equipment that would have been used by falconers and witness the skill and speed of the birds…

Sat 26 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 456 1369

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.

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 55 more dates until 16 Sep

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…

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 55 more dates until 16 Sep

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…

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sat 22 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

Sun 23 Jul

Free / 0191 456 1369

…and 55 more dates until 16 Sep

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