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East Durham Heritage & Lifeboat Centre

Seaham Harbour Marina, Seaham SR7 7EE, England
+44 191 581 8904
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Great place.

Visited as part of Seaham Harbour Days. Friendly staff with great views of the marina. Definitely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Simon C
via mobile
Enjoyable visit.

Although a compact venue , the exhibits from lifeboat and local mining history are interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joann Y
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Seaham Harbour Marina, Seaham SR7 7EE, England
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+44 191 581 8904
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"local history"
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"well worth a visit"
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"run by volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"nice little gift shop"
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"lots of interesting facts"
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"their lives"
in 3 reviews
"coffee shop"
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"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"restored"
in 25 reviews
"information"
in 9 reviews
"tragedy"
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"stories"
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"courage"
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"exhibits"
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"browse"
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"heroes"
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"donation"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited as part of Seaham Harbour Days. Friendly staff with great views of the marina. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a compact venue , the exhibits from lifeboat and local mining history are interesting and accessible. Well worth a visit.

Thank Joann Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

loads of interesting things to see in this small but packed centre. Lots of local facts and stories to read about and loads of images of times gone by.

Thank Carole H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Refurbished by donation this also has the has a piece of art called the coxwain nice area safe for children.

Thank David W
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It is really worthwhile to stroll down to the Marina and have a browse,a visit into the Lifeboat is rewarding and full of History about the boat and crews. There are a number of places to eat and drink with nice views across the sea...More

Thank EddieW299
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The things that these people do is heroic they all should be payed for doing it they are another emergency service.

Thank email626
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely small museum with the restored lifeboat , well worth seeing . Friendly welcoming staff and situated in a harbour with a nice selection of shops and cafes .

Thank TheresaJ14
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting little museum with lots of interesting facts and information.. staff friendly as well and a nice little gift shop..certainly passed a good hour or so and lots of other little shops outside it so it's worth a nosey..

Thank aquage
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Local history great to view with a small safe beach for the children to run around on then a pick of coffee shops or ice cream as a treat then browse the gift shop or travel agent,get the camera out and get some family photos

Thank eddie081
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This place is just brilliant made more so by the dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. They were so proud to show visitors the displays but above all it was gratifying how much they cared about the Lifeboat service and the stories of heroism. They must have...More

Thank alanmiles216
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