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Such a Shame

Built / opened in 1848 by Thomas Moore and it closed 120 years later. It features a restored ticket... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
davidwilliambarnes
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Great little place to pop into

Shame more people don't visit here, it was very quiet. Good to sit in a bus cabin, see the old... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Georgina70
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Workington, Cumbria
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28 Jun 2018
“Now SAFC museum”
12 May 2018
“Opening Soon!”
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The old Monkwearmouth Station building is going to be opening as a football museum in July 2018. It's going to be called the Fans Museum (Twitter and Instagram @fansmuseum) and on Facebook too. Great event at the SAFC museum @FansMuseum on Sunday with Colin Todd....More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The old Monkwearmouth Station building is going to be opening as a football museum in June 2018. It's going to be called the Fans Museum (Twitter and Instagram @fansmuseum) and on Facebook too. In the Fans Museum there'll be a wealth of match worn shirts,...More

1  Thank safcethan
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Built / opened in 1848 by Thomas Moore and it closed 120 years later. It features a restored ticket office but unfortunately the museum closed this year despite the Tyne / Wear Metro trains passing through. It is a fantastic looking Grade II Listed building...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Shame more people don't visit here, it was very quiet. Good to sit in a bus cabin, see the old station hut. Pleasant visit for a few hours, place to sit and have your picnic.

1  Thank Georgina70
Reviewed 5 February 2017

took my boys here and although its not very big its very informative and has some decent things to have a nose about at shame too many people are too lazy to walk across the bridge and support this place .

Thank historygeek87
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A great bit of local history with amazing facilities, every child loves the lifelike bus they can sit in and pretend to drive.

1  Thank Glen P
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Old railway station trernd into musum old ticket office nothing special about it the shop is the bigist thing in musum no cafe or ways to buy drinks looks and is pontless going

Thank Mick s
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The station portico is very impressive: dating back to times before bridges when visitors to Sunderland took a stage coach down to the ferry. Sadly that is about all there is to it. Monkwearmouth was never destined to be another Crewe. It occupies a very...More

Thank 6tonyst
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a great free museum if you have only a slight interest in railways. It is packed with items for long ago when the place was a busy station. Good hands on exhibits,especially for children. With a large room dedicated just for them to...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This a a good museum, free entry and friendly staff. The exhibitions are quite interesting and there is a small cafe where you can sit and watch the trains go by. Easy access too, the museum is very close to St. Peter's metro station. Well...More

Thank johnfB7074NG
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