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Address: Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
Phone Number: 01227 785 575
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An intimate museum, with detailed explanations of the Roman items and interactive elements to discover.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

An intimate museum, with detailed explanations of the Roman items and interactive elements to discover.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Had a real surprise at how great this museum was after dashing in to get out of the rain yesterday. Very helpful and informed receptionist and at £8 ish per person very good value. You go downstairs and get taken through a timeline and some great exhibits of life in Roman Canterbury. The highlight for me was the actual ruins... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have to say that I didn't actually go in to this place, but I did ask about what was on offer and it didn't sound like anything worth the money. I was told that there was the history of Roman Canterbury, a Roman pavement and some pots, wow!

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Went here with my Daughter and was really looking forward to it. I was also pleased when I saw that children get in free. The timeline on the stair was informative and the displays are good with local and overall context. The Roman remains left insitu were also good. So why only 2 out of 5? There is just so... More 

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Sassenheim / Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Amazing lively display of Roman life, maps of Roman city of Canterbury very interesting, real life exhibitions, good explanations, together with real finds and excavations of roman baths and pavement; nice practical experience for kids at the end!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Looks tiny from the outside but underground it's amazing. Children can be archaologists, historians, can imagine themselves back in another time. Wondeful!

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Informative, educational, detailed, interesting, and easily absorbed museum. Interactive area for children

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good place for history lovers, Lots of knowledge and interesting presentation. Bundle for Canterbury museum available for very good price. If you are there, this is one of the places to go.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Of the three museums we visited in Canterbury, this was the one which left us disappointed. The lady on the ticket desk was grouchy (customer care training needed?). Perhaps this is a place for families with small children? We visited with teenagers who, funnily enough, weren't excited by the idea of dressing up in a sheet (toga) or doing a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you were in Cantenbury, the obvious choice would be to visit the Roman Museum. It's rather a small museum, in which you can see everything within 40 minutes. The most interesting thing was the remains of the Roman road situated under the city. I particulary liked a room with the figures who represent people at work in Roman times.... More 

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