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East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

© East Durham Heritage Group 2010
North Dock Marina
Seaham
County Durham
SR7 7EE

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East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre is located in Seaham’s North Dock Marina where the historic lifeboat The George Elmy is on permanent display. The Centre’s exhibition facility enables the East Durham Heritage Group to hold themed displays relating to the maritime, industrial and social heritage of the area.


Seaham’s heritage history dates from before the 8th century Anglo Saxon church of St Mary the Virgin adjacent to Seaham Hall on the headland to the north of the town through the era of the Milbanke’s and their relationship with Lord Byron to Lord and Lady Londonderry who created the harbour for the export of coal from their collieries of East Durham. Following the closure of the collieries Seaham has seen many changes and is now attracting large numbers of visitors to the beaches, seafront promenade and marina.


Seaham is located on Durham’s Heritage Coast.

Opening Times

2014/15 (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2015)
DayTimes
Thursday10:0015:00
Friday10:0015:00
Saturday10:0015:00
Sunday10:0015:00

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