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Address: Buddle Street, Wallsend NE28 6HR, England
Phone Number: +44 191 236 9347
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Lovely afternoon out

Had a lovely afternoon out with my partner. Enjoyed the interactive displays and the view from the viewing tower was brilliant. Nice walk around the outside areas placing it all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Sheffield,UK
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137 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We wanted to visit here but it wasn't on the map from Tourist Info and no-one seemed to know how to get here. We were told the bus but in the end took the metro to Wallsend and it was signed well from the station. Spent ages here - lots to see. The site is pretty big and there's exhibits... More 

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Thank shirleyeSheffieldUK
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for taking the time so give us such positive feedback on your recent visit to Segedunum. Your comments regarding advertising have been taken on board and we'll be seeing what we can do to improve our visibility at the Tourist Information Office. Many thanks Geoff Woodward Museum Manager More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Not worth the admission charge musuem and gallery not much content and lots of empty space, was free admission on bonfire night. Fire works were good but only lasted 12 minutes expected more from an organised display.

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Thank Colin C
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum Roman Fort. I’m sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the fireworks. Firework displays cost a lot of money as I am sure you can appreciate. In light of recent reductions in funding and given that this was a free event we were very pleased to be... More 

Everywhere
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We are on a Roman Trail trip. I supposed, after Vivolanda, this musuem can be pale in comparison. It has got some interesting exhibits and is informative enough. It not enough to justify a family ticket price It was a shame the bath house was shut for Maintenance. The place is tired, and could do with a bit of brush... More 

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Thank SharonBugs
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for visiting Segedunum Roman Fort. I’m sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. The bath house is closed for necessary maintenance and we’ve reduced the entry price to reflect this. We have a programme for developing the visitor offer at Segedunum through events, significant exhibitions and new displays. In April we opened the new... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Went today school holidays and here they had some extra activities on advertised so thought we would give it a go. The museum is just fabulous I can't believe I haven't been before! We coloured, 'dug' for hidden treasure, and much more extra stuff today however would deffo recommend the place as well as being educational it was very interactive... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The fort at the start of Hadrian's Wall deserves more love and care. I wonder if the lack of maintenance is evidence of AUSTERITY? Not that NuT shows a lot of austerity .

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Thank Clive T
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum. It is great to hear that you think this site has great potential – we think so too. Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum passed its 15th anniversary in June. There are indeed plans in motion to improve the site and museum. The recent archaeological discovery of... More 

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Had a lovely afternoon out with my partner. Enjoyed the interactive displays and the view from the viewing tower was brilliant. Nice walk around the outside areas placing it all together and seeing some of the original Roman Wall.

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Thank V1ck1
wuustwezel
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93 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

we visited segedunum before we started our walk allong hadrian's wall, but we could not visited the roman bath house because of loose rooftiles, gallery 1 and 2 was closed also because they were changing the exhibition, cafe was open and the tower from where you can see the ruins of the roman fort.we payed 8.50 £ for this.

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Thank gooreind
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us at Segedunum Roman Fort. I’m really sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. The bath house is closed for necessary maintenance and we have since reduced the entrance fee by £1 to reflect this; as a huge asset to the museum we are very keen to... More 

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49 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

There is lots to see here with some amazing views from up at the viewing tower. You can see the ruins of the roman fort from a birdseye view aswell as a 360 view of the docks and all round the town. There is information screens up in the tower where you can see what the fort used to look... More 

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Moss, Norway
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

second time here, was a lot better the first time, think they have closed some of the building, now you only have the first floor to walk around........ still lots to see but dis-appointing for the price, bath house was closed because of roof damage which was a shame, got a pound off cause of that, still not really worth... More 

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Thank chris j
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to give your feedback regarding your visit to Segedunum. We are very sorry about the current bath house situation – it is a huge asset to the museum and we are very keen restore it for our visitors to enjoy again. In the museum there have been several recent developments –... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Interesting museum with helpful staff. Don't miss going up the 30 metre tower. The view of the excavated remains is excellent, and gives probably the best impression of a Roman fort I've seen. Plus an idea of how it must have looked in its shipbuilding days - very evocative. Lots of activities for kids, excellent audio-visual displays (not too 'in... More 

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