ARBEIA ROMAN FORT
Standing above the entrance to the River Tyne, Arbeia Roman Fort guarded the main sea route to Hadrian’s Wall. It was a key garrison and military supply base to other forts along the Wall and is an important part of the history of Roman Britain. Have a look inside the full-scale reconstructed Roman buildings including the West Gate and Commanding Officer’s house and a soldier’s barrack blocks. Visitors can also see one of the finest collections of finds from Roman Britain. Stories are brought to life through events and displays including gladiator battles, falconry displays, Roman re-enactments, storytelling and more.