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High Street, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AE, Wales
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All reviews barrack room well worth a visit free entry on display school children roman legion down the road bath house couple of hours car park exhibits baths information armour sites finds pottery
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Great place to come with the kids is free entry and so much there to see interaction for the children and o much history in 1 place srltaff are very helpful also

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eleanor-Louise B
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Seeing how the romans lived by looking at the ruins of their bath house is really cool. They were so far advanced, about 1900 years ahead of their time... You can see their changeroom that had in-floor heating. Walking through the ruins of their amphitheatre...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrPotter02
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This places is closed currently not due to open until next year 2019, in the Autumn. The museum exterior is a very bold, strong building that hardens back to how you would imagine Roman buildings may have looked. I shall certainly be interested to come...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Great for all specially children . Within museum there are kids size dressing up clothes ,replicas of metal armour ,helmets and enormous shields which can be donned . Also playmobile soldiers and figures within an arena ,and even a playmobile Roman galley . Exhibits for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank _sianandneil
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Best Roman museum I’ve visited so far. Full of insightful history, especially enjoyed the Roman garden

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank esainz882018
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Please note that the Museum is currently closed until Autumn 2019 for essential roof maintenance...but there's still plenty of things to see and do in Caerleon!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kathryn j
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

So happy we visited here. So many artefacts and informative. Loved it. Could spend hours wandering around. Having the reenactor there was very knowledgable. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable to. Thank you.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank with2
Reviewed August 28, 2018

It is easy to spend an hour or more in this wonderful museum full to the rafters of artefacts from the Romans, we are so lucky to have these amazing finds in Wales. And its free..I think it may be closing for a few months...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Small but interesting museum. Very friendly staff and good original artefacts from the old roman town and legion fortress. The roman garden looked a bit tired and in need of TLC. The museum is going to close next year for essential roof repairs so I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sergio R
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Caerleon, amazing amphitheatre and the baths were a particular highlight. So lucky that it's all free, it was all really well done with projected images into the baths and VR headsets in the Museum. Our 9 year old son...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth H
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from roscwmbran | Reviewed this property |
Open mon-sat 10-5, sun 2-5
July 16, 2016|
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Response from Duggered | Reviewed this property |
Yes although a donation box is by the front door, this helps to keep them going.