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“We decided to spend a couple of hours here to make a change from the Newcastle museums that are so close to home and visited too frequently.”
“... conservatory , waterfall and coy carp pond are always warm whatever the weather outdoors , the museum is packed full of art displays , mining memorabilia, fossils , pottery , glass works , the unusual items ar...”
“There are spectacular views of the surrounding Leas and coastline to be had from the top of the lighthouse (accessible by some rather steep steps, but worth the climb), whilst the site also houses a small museum,...”
“The newly renovated museum rooms are full of interesting information and artefacts about shipbuilding, ships and the lives of the people who built the ships that made Sunderland 'the greatest shipbuilding townin t...”
“Well worth a visit coupled with a visit to the main Sunderland Museum which has a floor devoted to the Maritime history of the City of Sunderland.”