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Address: Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
Phone Number: 01227 785 575
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Some Great Roman Artifacts

Small compact underground Museum with lots of Roman artefacts and coins on display ,also the remains of a Roman Road unearthed in the very spot the museum is sited .If you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Ralph G
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Rothereham, South Yorkshire
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Rothereham, South Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small compact underground Museum with lots of Roman artefacts and coins on display ,also the remains of a Roman Road unearthed in the very spot the museum is sited .If you are interested in Roman Britain and are in Canterbury ,then well worth a visit

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A very interestingjaunt into the past. Loved the informative displays.Nothing to dislike.a short escape from the busy hubbub of the modern city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

There are 2 portions to this museum: 1) a re-imaginging/re-creation of Roman living quarters, where actual Roman artifacts (jewelry, vases, bowls, etc) are displayed. It's quite remarkable to see how modern they look 2) a large glassed in section of an old Roman bath, including a long hallway and the pipes that heated the baths, various floors, and walls. It's... More 

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A very small museum that gives some interesting insight into the influence Romans had on Canterbury. We went in about 4:00pm and were the only people there. Some really interesting exhibits and great activities for children. It was, however, on the expensive side for the amount actually being displayed.

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Not much in the way of artefacts but knowledge of the area before and after the Romans is included and best part for me was The Canterbury Tapestry of the life and death of Thomas Beckett. A lot of work has gone into it and tells the story in detail. Also , if you do both areas you get a... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great small roman museum in centre of Canterbury, lots of local finds set out around tableaus showing Roman life , some real interesting pieces with information about find and uses,and down at the bottom is street level roman Canterbury, with remains of villa floor with mosaics !

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Echunga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Part of excavation exposed under building, great children's activities, mosaic, detailed explanation of site

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A small museum that packs in a lot of information. A lot of detail to make things relevant to Canterbury and a number of interactive displays rather than just reading. Trying on the clothes of the time was a really fun way to finish the tour.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The actual Roman ruins and artefacts discovered below modern ground level during the blitz. Interesting, allow about 60/90 minutes. Buy a double ticket for Heritage Museum at the same price. Very friendly

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Our interest in Roman archaeology & history prompted us to visit this subterranean museum built around the remains of a Roman town house. We were not disappointed & spent an hour or so visiting the museum. Although small the museum is a little treasure documenting aspects of Roman life in & around Canterbury. The museum was well laid out with... More 

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Additional Information about Roman Museum

Address: Address: Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
Phone Number: 01227 785 575
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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