The Ship Inn on Front Street in Benton dates from 1904. The Ship Inn is listed on North Tyneside Council's register of buildings and parks that are of special local architectural and historic interest ('Local List').
Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools
and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate
is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created
community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using
social media and open archives/data.