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Mueum Closed

Please note that the Museum is currently closed until Autumn 2019 for essential roof... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kathryn j
Wow what a wonderful place to visit

So happy we visited here. So many artefacts and informative. Loved it. Could spend hours wandering... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
with2
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High Street | Caerleon, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AE, Wales
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All reviewsbarrack roomwell worth a visitfree entryon displayschool childrenspecial eventsroman legiondown the roadcouple of hoursbath housegreat place to visitcar parkexhibitsbathslifeinformationarmour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank kathryn j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank with2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Sergio R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caerleon was a Legionary Fortress and the museum exhibits some of the many finds that have been discovered on site. There are also many dioramas of Soldiers in their various uniforms which bring it all to life. There is a kids dressing up area where...More

Thank StephenH2760
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little museum with a wealth of fascinating but critical finds, evidencing the Roman settlement at Isca. I’m amazed that Romans , for example, designed belt buckles, the design of which hadn’t changed to the present day. There is lots of adornment...More

1  Thank Hayley O
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy coming to the museum, hopefully as the children get older they'll enjoy looking at the displays and information as much as we do, but they always love going outside to the garden, it's beautiful, and only recently, after years of visiting did...More

Thank Melon1789
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great wee museum, free entry. Lots of displays accessible for school children and a 'Roman Legionnaire' dressed up in his authentic constume. He was very knowledgableand managed to deal with lots of questions as he showed us the bunkroom.

Thank JenO263
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Loved to read and learn about the conquest of Britannia and the various Legions scattered around the country. Interesting objects to look at, especially the glass and the coins. Impressed by reconstructions of the gear and clothes. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Stefano915
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newportboy1952
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Response from roscwmbran | Reviewed this property |
Open mon-sat 10-5, sun 2-5
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Yes although a donation box is by the front door, this helps to keep them going.
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