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North East Maritime Trust

Open Now: 09:30 - 15:30
Open today: 09:30 - 15:30
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Worth a visit

Amazing project with generous enthusiastic volunteers. A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. You... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
FussyFlossy1
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South Shields, United Kingdom
Historical boat boatbuilding

If you want to see elderly vessels brought back to life and enjoy the art of wooden boat building... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
dougburn
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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22 Nov 2016
“Worth a visit”
13 Sep 2016
“Historical boat boatbuilding”
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Amazing project with generous enthusiastic volunteers. A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. You need to wrap up as its drafty but then it is a working boat yard.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank FussyFlossy1
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you want to see elderly vessels brought back to life and enjoy the art of wooden boat building. This is for you

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank dougburn
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The people who are in this lovely place are so nice and engaging nothing was to much trouble to them if you asked about anything they answered my questions about building boats and my family all loved looking round and we will be going back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Janette T
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Happened upon this little museum by chance. Lovely to go somewhere not overun by health and safety rules, so be warned take care. We were welcomed by one of the working volunteers and he was so interesting and enthusiastic about the work in progress.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank colwells2
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Love popping in as this reminds of an age well gone, but is so important. We were always down the quay when we were little but it is so different now, this place keeps it alive. We must pop in to show support. Even if...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank scotara
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This place is a real gem with a lovely little museum and busy workshop restoring historical boats. People are so friendly and willing to show you around and explain all about the Trust. A real treat to watch how the restoration is done using original...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Susanbearsandco
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A small but brilliant place to visit. The knowledgeable volunteers will provide an insight to boat building on the Tyne. Restoration work and rebuilding boats on site, you can see the workshops and work being undertaken. A jewel and well worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Dave_Kippax
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

if you have any interest in old boats then this the place for you. Knowledgeable people totally committed to the preservation of the North East boat building tradition. Enjoyes every mknite of my visit and can't wait to go back again. Well done everybody!!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Chris1943
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great place to visit and great people too. Restoration of cultural historic boats is faultless and very interesting, there's no plastic filler or anything new used here; only traditional tools and good old know-how. They even do a boat building course and training in the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Alec R
Reviewed 2 September 2015

North East Maritime Trust. Worth a look. Very interesting for family or schools party's.can look around at your own pace.

Date of experience: September 2015
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