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Address: Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
Phone Number: 01227 785 575
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Well laid out and very child friendly.

After the Cathedral this was what I came to Canterbury to see. It set out the history of the discovery of the finds and amazing Roman mosaics. I liked the representation of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jo S S
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After the Cathedral this was what I came to Canterbury to see. It set out the history of the discovery of the finds and amazing Roman mosaics. I liked the representation of various rooms that would have been used. It is very well set up for children and has a good small shop with friendly staff.

Thank Jo S S
Oakville, Canada
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183 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see this museum as there is quite a bit of Roman history in Canterbury . We enjoyed the exhibits but we're not overwhelmed . One of the best exhibits for us were the mosaics that they were able to save from Roman times .

Thank Pine07
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attracton is a must for any lover of history, a real treat, so much to see and all in the heart of the city, a great find on a damp rainy day

Thank Beamish198
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I took my daughter here as she is doing about Romans at school. As I am a Canterbury resident I have a special card so I don't need to pay. The Museum has finds from where they have excavated and manakins set up to show how people would of looked back in the time of the Romans. Unfortunately there is... More 

Thank Michelle K
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I don't mind paying for museums. But from what the sign said the museum offered I expected quite a lot for the entrance fee. The museum is set up for a visual representation with a low level of fines and the mosiacs...what I could see were very few and very disappointing. If you have children with you you will get... More 

Thank 6Rob5
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Great little museum with an excavated roman villa complete with mosaic tiles all under the street in the middle of Canterbury. Did find it difficult to find as I was expecting a big museum like building but it was down a small side street between a couple of shops! good exhibits and an interactive section great for the kids were... More 

Thank David C
New Romney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

fantastic place to visit,we have been several times,gives a comprehensive history of Canterbury and how the Roman history was unearthed

Thank Kas P
Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Located in central Canterbury, near the cathedral, the Roman Museum is well worth a visit. The exhibits displaying artifacts from local digs are great. Also an actual subterranean dig site is attached to the museum. Hands-on activities for children would make for a fun event for them. Well worth a visit when in Canterbury.

Thank RobJudi
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We found this attraction very expensive for what it was. I was really looking forward to the visit but came away very disappointed. The toilets were out of order too. I did like looking at the artefacts though.

Thank Shazwalk
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The artifacts were well presented and there were interesting "hands on" activities for children to enjoy.

Thank TwopenceSurrey

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