Museum welcoming Lottery players for free as a thank you

A popular museum is opening its doors for free to National Lottery players as a thank you.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 10:41 am
Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum, Wallsend.

Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum, in Wallsend, is among a host of attractions around the country taking part in The National Lottery Open Week.

The week long event is to thank people for the £30million raised for good causes every week by National Lottery players and to welcome people back to their happy places.

Until Sunday, June 13, The National Lottery Open Week line-up includes free entry as well as exclusive discounts and offers from attractions and experiences across the UK.

Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum will be offering free entry until Sunday to those who present any National Lottery ticket or scratchcard on these dates. Advance booking is required through

Geoff Woodward, Museum Manager North & South Tyneside, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, said: “We’re delighted to be taking part in The National Lottery Open Week this year.

"We were fortunate to receive National Lottery funding which enabled us to open Segedunum back in June 2000 – a World Heritage Site which has been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors over the last 21 years.

"So this is our way of saying thank you to everyone who has bought a National Lottery ticket, helped us on our journey and made a vital contribution to supporting good causes. We’re excited to welcome you back soon.”

To search for special offers at participating venues which your National Lottery ticket or scratchcard will unlock, head to