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Address: Buddle Street, Wallsend NE28 6HR, England
Phone Number: +44 191 236 9347
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Many walkers of the Hadrian's wall route will either start or finish their journey here. As it was the starting point for me I had to go there to pick up my passport. I decided to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Visited partly as advertised as having the only reconstructed Roman bath house in the country. Arrived at 3.45. Entrance details said closed at 4.30. Asked at desk if we had time and told no problem, closes at 5.30. The discrepancy had bee noted before, but nothing gets done. Paid to go in. Museum average, butt remains disappointing and not well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Now there is no getting away from the fact that the fort remains themselves are not the best preserved in Britain, so some may find them disappointing. (There was a reconstructed bath house, but unfortunately this has now had to be closed until further notice because of safety concerns.) However the Visitor Centre/Museum is one of the best I've seen.... More 

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Spalding, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Its easy to get to from the Metro, there are some great views of the river,the staff are engaging and the indoor museum is okay but outside is a different story. One of the reasons we visited was to see the bath house but it is closed due to structural problems apparently (don't think the romans built this one!) but... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were setting off to walk the wall to Carlisle. Had expected Segedunum to cater to walkers such as ourselves with details of accommodation, opportunities for provisions etc. Nothing! The lady at reception seemed surprised at our intention. The view from the platform was good, but the whole site was looking tired and unloved. Quite overgrown compared to the publicity... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It was very interesting to see what the area would have looked like in Roman times. There is a exhibition inside which I viewed first; then there was a short video with actors playing out characters from the Roman times; then I went up to the observation deck to view the area; and finally I went out to explore the... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We walked Hadrians Wall from Bowness on Solway and the marking of the end of the wall was very poor at Wallsend when compared to Bowness on Solway

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Many walkers of the Hadrian's wall route will either start or finish their journey here. As it was the starting point for me I had to go there to pick up my passport. I decided to have a look around and was definitely impressed with the museum. It gives you a good idea on what the area looked like during... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We all enjoyed this venture, wonderful exhibition on at the moment of Roman artefacts from BM. The view from the Tower was amazing you really understand how the Tyne twists and turns as it heads to the sea, also the size of the boats that come this far up the river. You look down on the Los ship yards and... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This has a huge amount of Roman history, artefacts etc that are well worth the visit. it seems that it is not known very well outside of Wallsend - but it is worth sharing to others who are interested in archaeology. We were actually travelling back from down in Suffolk, and had already visited a few other archaeological sites on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great place very knowledgeable about the wall etc, highly recommend but please note that it does not open until 10.00am for when you want to stamp your hadrians wall passport.

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