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Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall and based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy. Step into the life of a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Chesterholm Museum Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JN, England
All reviews joint ticket with vindolanda hadrian's wall d film interactive exhibits well worth a visit visiting vindolanda eagle's eye school children combined ticket all ages saver ticket vindolanda site vindolanda trust interesting visit down the road couple of hours army museum
During our walk we had decided to call in yesterday to the cafe but were told we would have to purchase a museum ticket by the staff. Needless to say we didn't as we thought paying around £15 for 2 hot drinks was a bit...More
I really don't see the point of this museum. We entered at 10.20 and left by 10.55, including watching the tbh poor 3d film. Genuinely thought we had missed some rooms ! As we wandered round we thought surely there must be more to it...More
It’s a small museum but is very well done. Gives a brilliant idea of what life would have been like for soldiers on the wall. Also gives a brilliant overview of Roman Army life. 3D film is great. If you’re thinking of visiting the sister...More
Roman life at the furthest extent of the Empire is brought to life in a wonderful 20 minute, 3D film which is worth the price of admission on its own, however there is much more to see in this wonderful little museum. Highly recommended, and...More
Wonderful small museum with some very nice touches. Usual friendly welcome, really interesting. If you have children with you make sure they find the dressing up clothes. Buy a joint ticket which gives you 20% discount on a visit to Vindolanda.
We stopped here after a walk along Hadrian’s Wall with 2 children aged 8 & 10. The museum, although quite small, has lots of interesting exhibits and a good 3D film showing what life would be like for a Roman soldier in Britain. The staff...More
An interesting museum, seeing the life of a Roman soldier from recruitment to the end of his army career. Holographic teacher was good and Eagle eye view film. Weapons and helmets brought it all to life.
We were at Vindolanda and so bought the multi ticket to visit here as well.
Once through the entrance there a sloped entrance where there is a small display followed by other displays about soldiers and how they lived and trained.
What we found very...More