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Vindolanda

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Far larger site than I expected

I was so pleased I visited the nearby Roman Army Museum first, as it sets the scene for the former... read more

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ionay1
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Splendid

Really impressive archeological site and impressive museum displaying ‘finds’ in a way that is easy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alicia A
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain...more
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I was so pleased I visited the nearby Roman Army Museum first, as it sets the scene for the former Roman town of Vindolanda. The site is vast, with clearly visible streets, roadways and houses. Each area has a clear sign describing the visible remains....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really impressive archeological site and impressive museum displaying ‘finds’ in a way that is easy to take in, very family friendly. Loved the impressive collection of leather shoes the detailed designs were inspiring! A must to do the Roman army museum too!

Thank Alicia A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Things which may be helpful: 1) You need 2-3 hours to do the whole thing; 2) Nice cafeteria next to the museum; 3) GREAT museum with lots of local artifacts found onsite. A mile south of Hadrian's wall. Ruins of a town next to a...More

Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just arrived back from a day at Vindolanda and what an experience . Highly recommend a visit here . Arrived just after 10am thinking we would be finished by 11am but we ended up staying until well after 2 pm visiting both sites . Great...More

Thank eddiemalone
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of a bus tour. I did not know it was going to be a stop bit am happy it was! The cafe was great for lunch and the museum was amazing. All the artifacts on display were from that site...More

Thank colleencoppage
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place, including Hadrians Wall, had been on my list of places to visit for years and finally I got to visit. I must say it was well worth the wait. We received a very warm welcome at reception, we bought the Joint Ticket (saver)...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this museum while hiking Hadrian’s Wall Path and am very glad I took the time to stop in. (I stayed at the Twice Brewed Inn and took the bus from The Sill to Vindolanda.) The museum collection is extraordinary. Seeing the Roman shoe...More

Thank Yokeko
Reviewed 1 week ago

The archaeological site is huge, helpful signage and very interesting. Quite some walking about over the uneven terrain of the excavated site. The modern and stylish museum adjacent to the site is outstanding. Extremely accessible presentations make understanding the significance of Vindolanda easy for adults...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the site. This time we took our adult children with us. We combined this with the Roman Army Museum, which we did first as it really helps to explain what life was like for soldiers and helps to understand...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience. A wonderfully inspiring ancient site brilliantly preserved with continuing work improving it for the visitor every day. Inspiring.

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Donna00000
July 11, 2018|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum are run by an independent charitable trust. All funds raised from admissions and profit from secondary spend is reinvested in the Museums and assists with the Archaeological program at... More
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Fran H
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Itchyfoot17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fran, We went on a guided tour at 10.30am on Saturday 5th May. There was another one on later, maybe at 1pm? The guided tour is included in the admission price, and meets inside the courtyard at the western entrance... More
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