Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum
Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 6HR

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum

A full scale reconstructed bath house introduces visitors to the luxury and sophistication of the Empire.  Located at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall (Wallsend!), the Roman fort at Segedunum is the most completely excavated fort on Hadrian’s Wall. From the 35 metre viewing tower you can look out across the former fort to see the outlines of barrack blocks and stables, the headquarters building and the commander’s house. Across the road is a full scale reconstruction of a section of Hadrian’s Wall alongside an 80 metre stretch of the original wall, standing up to eight courses high in places. Troops stationed here at different times came from what is now Belgium and northern France. A reconstructed part of a barrack block in the museum shows how horses and troopers were housed.   

The museum was designed with family visitors and children in mind and there are lots of interactive exhibits exploring all aspects of life in the fort which was home to a cavalry regiment. 

The site is managed by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums on behalf of North Tyneside Council. There is also a café and shop.

Opening details: 
Open all year. Seasonal hours - see Segedunum website for details.
Price range: 
Adult: £5.95, Concessions £3.95, Children (under 16): free
Facilities: 
Guide Dogs Permitted
Disabled Accessibility
Accepts major credit and debit cards
On site parking
Guided Tours Available for Groups
Educational Visits Accepted
Road directions: 
Segedunum is based on Buddle Street in Wallsend. There is free car parking at the venue.
Public transport: 
Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum is a three minute walk away from Wallsend Metro and Bus Station. From Newcastle take the Metro from Monument or St. James to the coast via Wallsend.
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