Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum
Tel: (0191) 456 1369
Textphone: 18001 0191 245 1369
Until 29 September:
Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm
Sat 11am - 4pm
30 September - 31 March:
Closed except to pre-arranged school and group visits.
By Public Transport
Arbeia Roman Fort is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro and Bus Station. The Fort is signposted from Ocean Road.
For more information on public transport telephone the NEXUS traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit the traveline website.
Arbeia Roman Fort is situated on Baring Street, in South Shields. There is a free car park and coach parking nearby.
The nearest drop-off point by taxi, dial-a-ride or car is at the main gates to the museum. Coaches can also drop off at the main gates to the museum. There are two coach bays marked out on Baring Street.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum has the following facilities for visitors. Please note that the site is not fully accessible by wheelchair (this includes the West Gate):
- Access for wheelchair users via ramp
- Accessible toilet
- Male and female toilet facilities
- Assistance available if required
- Facilities for Deaf people and hard of hearing
- Assistance and guide dogs admitted
- Gift shop
- Hot and cold drinks
- Picnic area.
Please visit our access information section for more details on the facilities at Arbeia Roman Fort.