Anglo-Saxons Display

Here you can see a great selection of precious objects from Northumbria’s glorious past.

Four Anglo-Saxon carved stone artefacts. One is a fragment of a cross

Dates

Permanent

Visitor information

Times

During museum opening hours.


Location

Ground floor.


Price

Donations welcome (free entry).

About

After the Romans left Britain in 410 AD, the island was invaded by Germanic tribes, including the Angles and Saxons. Britain split into lots of small, warring kingdoms. 

One of the most successful was Northumbria, which soon became a powerful Christian kingdom and a famous centre of learning.

Here you can see a great selection of precious objects from Northumbria’s glorious past.