Newcastle upon Tyne
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The Victoria Tunnel is a fully preserved 19th century waggonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne, to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river and operated between 1842 and the 1860s.
The Tunnel was converted into an air raid shelter to protect Newcastle citizens during World War 2.
The Tunnel was carefully repaired and opened for guided tours with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and TyneWear Partnership. Since 2010 the Ouseburn Trust has operated guided tours with fully trained volunteer guides.
Open all year round on Wednesdays to Sunday, with two-hour guided tours usually starting at 10.30 am, 1.30 pm or 6.30 pm.
During Late Shows will have guided tours every hour between 5 to 9 pm on both nights
Free for The Late Shows, normally £5.00 per adult; £2.00 for chioldren between 5 and 12 year old.