Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum, Wallsend

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A well excavated archaeological site, Segedunum Roman Fort preserves and displays the finds and remains of the original Roman fort and bathhouse where 600 Roman soldiers once lived. You can see parts of the original Hadrian's Wall with an imagined reconstruction too. With a Roman museum exploring the day to day life of Roman soldiers, the frontier in the time of Hadrian and the area's recent industrial past of shipbuilding.

A 35m high viewing tower provides outstanding views across this World Heritage Site and the River Tyne, in a place of great historical significance , both ancient and contemporary.
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  • It's a really well laid out museum and viewing tower gives good idea of how the fort may have looked in Roman times. Shame on the council for not maintaining the replica bath house. Knowledgeable...  more »
  • A very interesting visit to Segedunum but it could have been so much better with investment! The Metro dropped at the Wallsend Station and we found the Site easy to find as you can't really miss the.....  more »
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  • Great visit! Super for children with lots of hands on. Really excellent value. The food in the cafe was superb and it was great Not to be ripped off! Staff outstanding too!
  • I have been here on many occasions - sometimes as an individual or at other times with parties of school children. Plenty to see and do. You realise how advanced the Romans were in some aspects of life and so primitive in other ways - notably human rights. Something for everyone. Good viewing gallery. Well signed on roads. Very impressive entrance. Take you time in the museum as often people just move on without reading about Roman life and their thinking.
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