Greenhead Tips:

"for walking Hadrian's Wall its best to start in t...more



Featured Destination

November 2017: Seasonal Fun in Brum

All roads lead to not Rome but Birmingham, or at least they do if you look at a British roadmap. Same with trains. The city ...More
More Uk destinations

Attraction in Greenhead

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, Northumberland

Roman Army Museum
Carvoran
Greenhead
Northumberland

CA8 7JB | View map
email
http://www.vindolanda.com
Click for phone

Write a review
update this listing

Lying in magnificent countryside next to a sweeping section of Hadrian's Wall, at Walltown Crags, the Roman Army Museum brings Roman frontier history to life in a spacious setting. The Roman soldier, his pay, training, armour, weapons, living quarters and off duty activities are explained in an informative and entertaining way.

The Roman past reaches out to you through reconstructions, life sized figures, superb scale models, audio commentaries, films and displays of Roman objects. Can Centurion Petronius persuade you to join the Roman army? Watch the recruiting film, fill in your join up sheet (free for families) and you could become an honorary Roman soldier.

Soar with the eagle over Hadrian's Wall through the Eagle's Eye Film. A virtual aerial guided tour of a section of Hadrian's Wall, with a virtually reconstructed return flight - duration 18 mins.
Vindolanda.

Details

Tourist Info Number: +44 (0)1434 605 225
Months Open: Mid February - Mid November
Discount for Groups: Yes
Contact Name for Groups: Mrs Patricia Birley
Admission Price: Adults: 4.20
OAPs/Students: 3.70
Children: 2.50
Family (2+2): 11.50
Catering: Museum coffee shop seats 40

More Attractions nearby

Lanercost Priory (1.90 miles)

Birdoswald Roman Fort (2.81 miles)

Banks East Turret - Hadrian's Wall (4.94 miles)

National Park Centre Once Brewed (5.48 miles)

Winshields Roman Wall and Milecastle Hadrian's Wall (6.66 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 13,646 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
I can take any amount of criticism as long as its unqualifed praise - Noel Coward
More Quotes

On this day:
Mayflower lands - 1620, IRA Bomb Birmingham - 1974
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages