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Vindolanda

Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
+44 1434 344277
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Vindolanda coninues to go from strength to strength. A new dig is taking place on site and a new... read more

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kimcD7054SJ
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Excellent day out!

One of the highlights of our trip to the Hadrian's Wall area. The site itself was well-explained by... read more

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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year. The recently fully refurbished on site museum provides a breathtaking exploration of the Trust's ongoing discoveries and accounts of Roman life. There are no other places on earth where it is possible to experience Roman Britain, Hadrian's Wall and history coming to life before your very eyes all in one space! Come and explore it for yourself and find out why Vindolanda is treasured worldwide.
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Vindolanda coninues to go from strength to strength. A new dig is taking place on site and a new exhibition on wood artefacts found onsite is an excellent addition to an already world class museum. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed today

One of the highlights of our trip to the Hadrian's Wall area. The site itself was well-explained by signs and enhanced by the chance to watch the archeology dig in progress and chat with the volunteers. The museum was above expectations with very interesting displays...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautifully displayed artefacts, interactive displays in a very modern musem with restaurant adjoining, at one end of a large excavated roman camp and village, with busy archeologists working on site, who were pleased to talk and discuss. One gave a clear and comprehensive introductory talk.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed yesterday

This is possibly the best roman site we have seen in Britain. attached to the Roman army museum 6 miles away it is excellent. It certainly compares with the best sites I've seen in Europe and well worth a visit.

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Possibly the best museum I have ever visited. Amazing finds, brilliant informative and easy to read displays. Together with the outdoor museum it's an amazing journey into the past.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the pleasant staff,weather and just plain being there it was just great...sadly as part of a tour group where the age was around 70 plus the mobility problems incurred here detracted somewhat. If they had some form of say manned golf cart system that...More

Thank RoyL65
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great piece of history, the museum alone is worth the visit, but the site is superb, mostly uncovered,so there’s plenty to see. The day we visited there was a dig in progress, archeology in action. Brilliant.

Thank Dave602
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with friends when staying nearby. The ruins are impressive and as more is excavated will only get better. The museum is the highlight though, an amazing collection of Roman artifacts. The information available in the museum is very good, less so outside at the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the area with friends and really pleased we visited this wonderful site. I thought the museum was particularly enjoyable and informative. Perhaps it could benefit with a few more information boards around site. Really great value.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a large car park but again no dedicated parking with shade for dogs. There are toilets at the entrance, along with a model showing the site. You then walk out to the site. There are informative plaques at the various excavated buildings explaining...More

Thank Hercules R
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Fran H
17 May 2018|
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Response from Itchyfoot17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fran, We went on a guided tour at 10.30am on Saturday 5th May. There was another one on later, maybe at 1pm? The guided tour is included in the admission price, and meets inside the courtyard at the western entrance... More
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AliceTeddy2000
9 October 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
With the exception of assistance dogs, no pets are allowed within Roman Vindolanda Fort and Museum or the Roman Army Museum. We are often asked to explain our no dogs’ policy within both Roman Vindolanda Museum and Fort and... More
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Julde
16 January 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Please search Hadrians Wall Country website - Visit / tour guides - They list blue badge guides who offer tours on Hadrian's Wall.
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