Arbeia Roman Fort | Day Out With The Kids

Arbeia Roman Fort

South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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.


  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Arbeia Roman Fort's website
0191 456 1369

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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.

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