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Vindolanda

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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 3 days ago via mobile

Somewhere I have wanted to visit for quite sometime now. Museum is very interesting with finds very nicely displayed and the story of the site well laid out. The site itself is very clean and easy to walk about with signs outlining what the buildings...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank markbob917
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The ruins are really interesting to see as the kids (7 + 4) enjoyed having the space to run around. We had a simple but tasty lunch and then spent the afternoon in the museum - there's some dressing up in the back that kept...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank devo354
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

haven't been for years so was looking forward to our visit. very informative museum on site and a fascinating view of roman britain and life on a wall fort. interesting walk around the excavated site, unfortunately too early in year for any digging going on....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank helen h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come to Northumberland 2-3 times every year, but tend to stay further North, so we're reluctant to go back 'down South'. My Daughter's currently doing 'The Romans' at school, so we felt that the time had come to get to Hadrian's wall and other...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Mellski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time my wife and I visited was around 2006. It's amazing to see how much has changed since then! Re-visited with our two children (new additions since our last visit).. Some points that would get a 5* rating from me: The entrance fee...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mikehowroyd75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Hadrians Wall and many of the surrounding sites in recent years but one we have somehow managed to miss until now is Vindolanda. Had a brilliant visit today, the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The actual site was really impressive,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank StaceyS437
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic site with an even better museum. An easy site to visit with flat paths and plenty of information posted along side ruins. Mad enough to visit in December meant 2° , but wind chill factor brought it down to minus figures. Rug up in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

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 30 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

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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Emma C
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Vindolanda has an extensive outdoor area when your boys can explore the excavated remains. The museum is a great place for them to learn about life nearly 2,000 years ago, and they can view the toy sword used by a young... More
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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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