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Ther Roman Army Museum and Vindolanda Collection in Northumberland

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The past comes to lifew in this living history museum. There is plenty of space for you to enjoy this Roman experience. find out more about Hadrian, his wall and the lives of the soldiers who came from all over the Roman Empire.

Investigate the artefacts and amazing finds which tell us about the Roman Soliders food, pay clothing and armour.

View the reconstruction of a Roman barrack room and store room and step back in time to imagine what life was like here 2000 years ago.

In the film theatre you can take an awe - inspiring journey with eagle along Hadrians Wall to Vindolanda transportting you back to Roman times. With virtual reality graphics this award winning film is not to be missed.

In the Recruitment film Centurion Quintus Petronus explains the basics of joinning the Roman Army - you may end up serving 25 years so watch out in this fun film.

Vindolanda

Here you can see the largest collection of Roman Buildings to be seen on Hadrians Wall. The latest discoveries are impressive military buildings, two Roman Bath Houses, A commanding officer's Residence, exstensive civilan remains and more ....

There are books and shoes, a child's sock, textiles, wooden combs and bread shovels!

You can also see a display of infrared photos of the most interesting writing tablets and watch a film about their discovery, conservation and interpretation.

One of the most well known is a Birthday party invitation from Claudia Severa to Sulpicia Lepindia ... she added her own greeting which is the earliest surviving writing in latin between two women in Western Europe.

You can also wander from the museum gardens and visit the reconstructed Roman Shop House and temple.

Take a break or enjoy a drink in the coffee shop or garden terrace and browse the extensive book and gift shop.

Contact details

Click to visit www.vindolanda.comwww.vindolanda.com

telephone: 01434 344 277
fax: 01434 344 060
address:  Chesterholm Museum
Bardon Mill
Near Hexham
Northumberland
NE47 7JN.

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Opening Times

Roman Vindolanda


Daily 10am to 6pm
1st April to 30th Sept 2014
Daily 10am to 5pm
1st Oct to 31st Oct 2014

Daily 10am to 4pm
1st Nov 2014 to Jan 4th 2015 (Closed Christmas Day)

Last admission: 45 minutes before closing

Roman Army Museum


Daily 10am to 6pm
1st April to 30th Sept 2014
Daily 10am to 5pm
1st Oct to 31st Oct 2014

Weekends Only 10am to 4pm

1st Nov to 21st Dec 2014

Daily 10am to 4pm

22nd Dec to Jan 4th 2015 (Closed Christmas Day)

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing

Both attractions may close in the event of servere weather!

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