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North East Land, Sea and Air Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting Musuem

We took 2 of our grandkids, for a first time visit. It is well worth a visit, but it did appear to... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
footpri
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Family Outing

We took our Grandchildren to visit who enjoyed every part particularly the opportunity to sit in... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Alan R
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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NELSAM (formerly NEAM), features not only military aircraft and vehicles but also many civil examples. There is a Mk1 Trident being restored back to its original glory, ex-Blackpool trams in their own specialised building and a great collection of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Washington Road, Sunderland SR5 3HZ, England
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+44 191 519 0662
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid a visit just to pass time with my 2 year old grandson and could have stayed the whole morning . The museum has come a long way since its early days and has some fantastic and perfectly displayed exhibits including models and recreated lifestyle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the whole thing, the staff are really friendly and knowledgeable. Great place to visit

Date of experience: November 2018
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davidcX4579DH, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We took 2 of our grandkids, for a first time visit. It is well worth a visit, but it did appear to be run on a shoestring budget. The admission charges are very reasonable, though their site, made no mention of concessions, but we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for the review and the comments We are all volunteers I will look into the snacks

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We took our Grandchildren to visit who enjoyed every part particularly the opportunity to sit in the Vulcan Bomber. They loved the Trams & Buses and are asking to return with a picnic to the "Bomber Museum". Great hidden treat with friendly staff. Will visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan R
David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks for the positive review and look out for our annual tickets which will be on sale soon

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Really enjoyed it great freindly staff lost to look at and read. Grandson more than happy morning with his granddad

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stanfoulk
David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit. There is lots more planned over the next 12 months which will give some more hands on experiences

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I emailed NELSAM to ask for help with my family research....my Grandfather was in the Royal Flying Corps and subsequently the Royal Air Force attached to 47th Training Squadron. To my amazement the folk at NELSAM replied within hours with an extensive amount of information...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank coleseeker
David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Glad to be of help

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Very impressed with the exhibitions, even though renovations are in progress at the moment. Should be even more impressive when completed. Staff were very friendly and informative. A good day out for all family members.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mjspeckydod
David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed with this attraction. Was smaller then we imagined so had viewed everything within no time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kmyb607
David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

The museum is run by volunteers and charges a modest entry fee with no external support. So I am sorry it did not meet your expectations

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Visited today as part of the Saab owners show and got to sit in the cockpit of my favourite aircraft. The volunteers are amazing, so helpful and willing to chat about the displays. They even let me take my car up to the handstand next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for the positive review

Reviewed 16 September 2018

I have visited this museum 3 times in the last month. The reason for this is myself and my grandson wanted to sit in a real Vulcan Bomber. On the first 2 occasions we were disappointed as it takes 2 members of staff to close...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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David C, Manager at North East Land, Sea and Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for the review and pleased we made it that extra bit special

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This largely depends on your level of knowledge and interest. If you come on a day when the Vulcan and Trident are open they can take 20mins each The main hangar houses approximately 20 aircraft The military collection... More
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