Heritage Open Days 2019

This is a historic exhibition. It is no longer available to visit and this page is only retained as a record of the previous event. For current and future exhibitions, visit our What's On page.

The annual celebration of England's architecture and culture

Borderline Funny


Until 22 September 2019 (historic exhibition)


Seize an opportunity to discover the ancient site of Segedunum and museum on the banks of the River Tyne, near the old Wallsend slipway. 

Travel nine stories high to the legendary 35m Viewing Tower and take in spectacular views across the city and river, and explore the museum galleries inspired by the area's Roman and industrial past. 

See the Borderline Funny exhibition which ends 22 September; view the remains of the original Roman bathhouse or explore a section of Hadrian's Wall.

Guided tours are available on Saturday and Sunday. Call the museum to book a free place. 

Heritage Open Days are an annual celebration of England's architecture and culture that allows visitors free access to historical landmarks.