Segedunum Roman Fort is the most excavated Roman site in the UK. It marks the beginning (or end) of the Roman Wall and the Museum was opened in June 2000.
Where is Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum located?
Segedunum Roman Fort is a 2-minute walk from both the Wallsend Metro and the bus stations on Buddle Street. It is well-signposted from the Tyne Tunnel and Newcastle.
What is the history of Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum to the present day?
Segedunum Roman Fort was opened in June 2000, with Heritage Lottery help. It was a cavalry barracks and was one of the forts on Hadrian's Wall.
What is there to see and do at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum?
There is a 100-foot viewing tower, which gives an excellent panoramic view of the site, as well as views of the River Tyne and local area. There is a reconstructed Roman bath-house, which is unfortunately closed at present for essential maintenance. The original bath-house remains were also recently discovered near the site and these remains have been excavated and recorded and are now open to the public. Craft activities for children are held during the school holidays. There are 2 rooms available for hire.
Free on-site car parking.