Visitor Information

We're happy to have a date for reopening as part of the government's roadmap and we are getting ready to welcome you back again. We will confirm opening dates and details for this nearer the time.  There will be new displays to discover, socially distanced events, and we will of course be implementing all of the Covid-safety measures.  Until we reopen, we hope you continue to enjoy collections content and activities on our website and social media or by joining our mailing list at

Our continued closure will have an even greater impact on our income - please support us Thank you for your loyalty - it is hugely appreciated. 

Contact us

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort 

Baring Street
South Shields
NE33 2BB

Tel: (0191) 277 1410
Textphone: 18001 0191 277 1410



For school booking enquires please call (0191) 211 5599, email or visit school bookings.

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