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East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

North Dock Marina
County Durham

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East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • canford59
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Take a look
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th January 2017
    Fantastic piece of our heritage definitely worth a visit and lovely friendly staff with lots of pieces to see Read full review
  • 305lynb
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Brilliant if you love the history/RNLI
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th January 2017
    We went on a very windy day when the main door was sandbagged waiting for the high tide. The staff were lovely an more than happy to chat about the museum and local area. The story of this wonderful... Read full review
  • Pat b
    Seaham, United Kingdom
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    Excellent place to take the children
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    This brings back memories of the Seaham Lifeboat disaster when my dad was cox on the Sunderland lifeboat. It's wonderful the dedication of so many volunteers who have restored the lifeboat back to... Read full review


Provider Features

  • In town/city centre - Coastal town on Durham's Heritage Coast.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Sunday10:00 - 15:00
Bank HolidayClosed

Map & Directions

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