East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

Seaham Harbour Marina
County Durham

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East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre



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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • Dr_Waugh
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Good Friday visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    A lovely visit to see some of the heritage of the area. There is a good amount of information about the history of lifeboat provision and rescues made over the years. Definitely one to do if it’s... Read full review
  • John B
    Seaham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    A real living history
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th May 2019
    The star of the show is the George Elmy, fully restored, having been almost destroyed by the weather in a rescue where all but one on board lost their lives, in the November of 1962. The boat was... Read full review
  • toko_1965
    Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fully restored
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th June 2019
    Worth a visit ...it's free and good to show the kids. The George Emily is fully restored and it's history has been well explained. There is a parking area and a good area to hang out with family. Read full review



  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

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

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00
Bank HolidayClosed

Map & Directions

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