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Arbeia Roman Fort

  • South Shields
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Arbeia Roman Fort housed a garrison and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne. The excavated remains, stunning reconstructions of original buildings and finds discovered at the site combine to give a unique insight into life in Roman Britain.
Arbeia also holds regular events throughout the summer, from Roman gladiator training to hands-on family activities.

Opening hours

From 1 April - 1 October 2017

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday 11:00 - 16:00

Sunday 13:00-16:00


Free admission, donations are welcome.

Travel & Contact Information


Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2BB, England

Phone number

0191 456 1369



Click here to visit Arbeia Roman Fort's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Arbeia Roman Fort has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Arbeia Roman Fort has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Arbeia Roman Fort is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

No, Arbeia Roman Fort have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Arbeia Roman Fort has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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