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Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Roman Theatre of Verulamium
Gorhambury Drive
St Albans
Hertfordshire

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The Roman Theatre was first discovered in 1847, but it was not until 1930 - 1935 that it was fully excavated. As visible today it is the remains of a complex structure that grew up over a long period from AD160 to AD300. The theatre was used for religious rites, ceremonies and entertainments, and was capable of seating several thousand spectators. It would no doubt have attracted devotees from far afield.

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Nearest UK Airport: Luton
Months Open: Daily March - October 10am - 5pm
November - February 10am - 4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day
New Years Day by appointment
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: 2.50
Students/OAPs: 2.00
Children: 1.50 (under 5s free)
Gift Shop: Yes

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