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Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort features full scale reconstructed Roman buildings: a West Gate, soldiers’ barrack and Commanders’ house for visitors to explore giving a flavour of life at the fort. The museum showcases objects found at Arbeia, like weapons, armour and jewellery. You can discover how the Romans buried their dead and see tombstones and inscribed altars found at South Shields. With a seasonal programme of events. Donations welcome, admission free.

Telephone: 0191 277 1410




Opening Hours
*Open: 30 March – 30 September 2018
Monday – Friday 10am – 5 pm
Saturday 11am – 4pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

*Check their website for seasonal opening times.

Cost: Free

Baring Street
South Shields
NE33 2BB

55.0041 -1.43197

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Last updated: September 14, 2018

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