Candlelit Tour 2018

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Step back, enjoy and reflect at this special time of year on a candlelit tour

The reconstructed Commander's house lit by a candle


Saturday 8 December

Visitor information

4.30pm - 5.30pm

£5.50 + booking fee. Book tickets. 

Not suitable for under 12s.

We recommend dressing warmly and for all weathers, and sensible shoes are a must.

Places are limited so, be sure to book your place early to avoid disappointment.


As dusk settles and darkness falls, hear tales of Arbeia, South Shields' Roman Fort's dramatic past.

These celestial candlelit tours are the perfect way to step back, enjoy and reflect at this special time of year.

The experience includes an introduction from the museum curator, a Q&A session and free time to explore the reconstructed Commanding Officer's House. 

Light refreshments including hot drinks and biscuits will be available.