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Segedunum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Not a lot to do

Nice setting but not enough to do for younger children not bad for 8 plus as there's lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donald M
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Interesting

good place for anyone to visit - interesting and well organised, and a variety of media used.A lot... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Qtulip
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Cheltenham
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Part of the Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site, Segedunum is the most excavated Roman fort along the Wall with surviving foundations of many buildings and part of the Wall itself. With a large interactive museum, a section of Wall and a 35...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Buddle Street, Wallsend NE28 6EH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting but not enough to do for younger children not bad for 8 plus as there's lots of reading involvedMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donald M
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum, we do have some fantastic views. We do try and cater for a broad audience but interpretation of the site is necessary. We have the outdoor play area and the building blocks...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Ok, so where's Wallsend? Well, strangely enough, and I didn't believe this at first, it's where Hadrian's Wall ended. Now there's a fact to take to your local pub Quiz Night eh? This is just outside the Tyne Tunnel (okay, don't be clever, obviously it's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Normski49
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your visit to Segedunum. It's great to hear you got so much out of your visit. We do have Roman themed festivals and gladiators at summer events too. I do hope...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

For a reason that escapes me we were given free admission on the day of our visit which was just as well as the whole place is not at all attractive. The tower to view the site is the best thing about the place. From...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to Segedunum Roman Fort and for taking the time to pass on your comments. I am sorry you had such a disappointing experience. The day you visited was age friendly day and we were offering...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Loved the viewing tower - best place to see the site and appreciate the layout. Disappointed with the museum as certain parts were closed or not working. I think the museum is probably more geared towards young children. There were many groups of school children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 33shanj
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to Segedunum Roman Fort and for taking the time to pass on your comments. The Museum is aimed at a broad audience, aiming to cater for families as well as history specialists, using the archaeological...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

good place for anyone to visit - interesting and well organised, and a variety of media used.A lot to see

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Qtulip
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope you'll visit again. Geoff Woodward Museum Manager

Reviewed September 15, 2018

We have just walked the wall, ending at this museum. It was a sad end to a great walk. Especially when I read previous reviews and found the bath house has been closed for several years. The cafe was closed, the interactive screens in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lordstag
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum. I am sorry that you feel this way, particularly at the end of your good experience of walking the Wall Trail. I do understand the disappointment that is caused by the closure...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

I started from there when I decided to walk the length of Hadrian's Wall. Lots of things to do for younger visitors. The museum also had information about what happened after the Romans, ie. mining and shipbuilding. Good souvenir shop. Although it is near the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dolemite600
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum, great to hear your positive comments about the museum. Sorry to hear that you think we open too late; but we do operate on a free entry basis to shop and reception...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Nice little museum with a focus on the old Roman fort of Segedunum and the nearby Hadrian's Wall. Housed in what I would describe as a ship's con tower, I'm guessing its design is to pay homage to the nearby world-class ship building operations, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaryKop
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope you'll visit again. Geoff Woodward Museum Manager

Reviewed August 28, 2018

I have visited Newcastle on countless occasions and never knew this place existed. Scratching around for things to do in the local area, I found this place and paid a visit with my 11-year-old son. My son really was not looking forward to it, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John P
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope you'll visit again. Geoff Woodward Museum Manager

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

All staff pleasant and well prepared for each event. Very informative about the centre and history of the Romans and their impact on England. Cafe available. Clean toiletting areas. Excellent views from the upper viewing area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy R
TyneandWearMuseums, Manager at Segedunum, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hello Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to Segedunum, I'll pass on your comments to the team. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope you'll visit again. Geoff Woodward Museum Manager

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hermiony199510
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Response from TyneandWearMuseums | Property representative |
Hi, No we do not have a confirmed re-opening dates for the bath house at the moment. It is still closed for essential maintenance. Best wishes - Geoff Woodward, Museum Manager.
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