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Vindolanda

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“A Great Day Out For All Ages”

Myself and my Husband visited Vindolanda on New Year’s Eve and really enjoyed our selfs. The museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy A
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Preston, United Kingdom
Interesting and good value

Unlike it's sister museum, which is rubbish, this place is great value and well worth your time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wazza99
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West Yorkshire, 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my Husband visited Vindolanda on New Year’s Eve and really enjoyed our selfs. The museum is full of roman artefacts which are from the site itself. A good day out for the family and reasonably priced.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike it's sister museum, which is rubbish, this place is great value and well worth your time. The museum is especially good with 100s of artifacts, nice looking cafe as well. Be aware it's a steep hill from the dig area to the museum so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wazza99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

vindolanda versus visiting Housesteads debate? Purely by chance, my choice to start at Vindolanda meant following the Roman occupation of this area correctly in chronological terms. Helen, the very cheery visitor ambassador at my starting point made it known that Vindolanda in fact predates Housesteads...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here. That said if you aim going here before you do, go visit The Roman Army Museum down the road. It puts this place into context and would make the visit much more worthwhile.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Armgee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. The history of the place is inspiring. Lots to see in the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sheelagh T
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Being a lover of Roman history I could not miss visiting this site whilst holidaying in Northumberland. Great site superb free guided tour extremely informative guide so much history. You can just feel Roman life as you walk round the site, ok its not the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sween63
Reviewed December 9, 2018

If you are remotely interested in Roman History this has to be the very best place ever to visit as it is inspirational seeing the exhibits in the museum is an eye opener , you can spend a hours and hours here and always find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Fine outside site with good little signs but not great in the wet. Fantastic museum with great exhibits. Well worth a visit. Has an ok cafe and gift shop too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rickzepplin
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Vindolanda is by far my favourite Roman site in the country. I have visited several times over the last twenty years and every time I am enthralled. From the phenomenal new finds throughout the years, to the structures being uncovered, it never fails to amaze...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank serratededge
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The site of a series of Roman Forts, from @85 AD onwards the ruins at Vindolanda are impressive to walk around with a guide to point out the uses of the various buildings and the reasons behind the particular layout of the fort and its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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FranH355
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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