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North East Land, Sea & Air Museums

Two museums together: The North East Aircraft Museum which has over 30 aircraft including an Avro Vulcan bomber and a Lightning fighter. Extensive collection of aviation relics and aero engines. Also the Military Vehicle Museum with a wide and diverse range of exhibits from WWII cycles to heavy armoured vehicles.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Old Washington Road Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR5 3HZ

  • 0191 519 0662
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Open days

Daily Apr-Oct 1000-1700. Nov-Mar closes dusk. (Last entry one hour earlier.) (Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan 2019.)


By Bus: 56

By Rail: Seaburn or Bolden Colliery / 4.5 miles

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