Port 300

Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, February 25, 2018

300 years of the River Wear Commissioners and Port of Sunderland

The exhibition tells the important and fascinating story of how Port of Sunderland developed into a major trading port following the creation of the River Wear Commissioners in 1717, and the economic and industrial success that followed.

Exhibits will include paintings and prints, maps, photographs, documents, objects and models from the Museum’s own extensive collections as well as a specially commissioned short film and a programme of events and activities

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Did you know?

Sunderland marks the easterly end of the 140-mile C2C (Coast to Coast) route. The C2C cycle trail from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Sunderland is Britain's most popular long distance route, with up to 15,000 cyclists completing it every year.

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