Great museum, well worth a visit. Reasonably priced, especially if you get a heritage ticket combined.
After visiting the Cathedral I had probably been a bit spoilt but I have to say on a like for like basis I would say this Museum was a bit expensive for what it was. I would say you could get round this easily in less than 30 minutes though if you have children there are some more interactive areas... More
I was prepared to be fascinated by what the Romans did when they founded a fort on the river Stour at what is now Canterbury. One hopes that future excavation will bring up more information--there are some examples of Roman cultural artifacts on display, but not enough to justify the cost of admission. The information seemed more generic than specific... More
Located beneath shops in the centre of town the museum is based around some large Roman remains that have been uncovered, including some parts of a mosaic. The museum tells the history of the Roman's in Canterbury from their arrival to the destruction and abandonment of the town after their departure
The museum is excellent : well laid out, easy to follow and clear indications of artefacts, clothing, etc. but the most wonderful thing must be the rather big part of mosaic road that looks as if it were only built yesterday. Great for wheelchair users !
Good little museum with some very interesting artefacts and displays. It shows how Canterbury would have been in Roman times. Worth a visit and reasonable priced.
Small museum packed with information and artefacts from local digs. It is build on the site of a large villa which was discovered after the area was bombed in the last war. The highlight was seeing the ruins and the mosaic flooring and the fact that we were underground which was street level at one time. Well laid out with... More
'What did the Romans ever do for us?' The museum gives you a great introduction to warm air heating. Very well laid out facility. Recommended
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