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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 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • macallpock
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    yo ho ho
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    really liked this centre,lovely sunny day,with lots to see.families with children enjoying the galleon,all the staff dressed in nautical attire for that period.good gift shop and very spacious café... Read full review
  • Hawkeye797
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very interesting, especially if you're from Seaham
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th July 2017
    It was surreal seeing the George Elmy as it was and discover the full details of what happened that fateful night. I used to play with young Davey,(the 8yr old that was drowned) and it was eerie to... Read full review
  • David N
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th June 2017
    Very informative staff. A great place to visit so much history on show. Made to feel very welcome by everyone concerned. 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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Sunday10:00 - 15:00
Bank HolidayClosed

Map & Directions

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