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National Roman Legion Museum

High Street | Caerleon, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AE, Wales
+44 1633 423134
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Great Artifacts

We were amazed at all of the glass and clay items that have been reconstructed and are now on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Fabulous historical site

Wow,this is a place not to be overlooked for any age group,so much to see and not at all boring for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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High Street | Caerleon, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AE, Wales
+44 1633 423134
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were amazed at all of the glass and clay items that have been reconstructed and are now on display. Anyone into roman coins will appreciate the finds that have here. This place isn't huge but the items they have show not only the advanced...More

Thank danielKeiran
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow,this is a place not to be overlooked for any age group,so much to see and not at all boring for young children,do yourself a favour and enjoy this treat of a trip into the past!

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Free entry (donaton suggested). Lots of artifacts on display. Reconstructed barracks room with dressing-up and commentary. The staff are very good and patient with un-booked school parties.Go out through the back doors to the reconstruction of a Roman garden . Puts flesh on the bare...More

Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a large collection but a very good one. Concise and well documented, and well presented. We meant to stay a little while but the staff were so enthusiastic that we stayed longer discussing many things. Good people working there. Spent time talking to the...More

Thank Meg_Redding
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a school trip here in September visited the baths, amphitheatre and museum. Children enjoyed the activities and had a wonderful lady from the baths took us around the amphitheatre was very helpful and friendly. However, cannot say the same for some of the...More

Thank GMSwansea01
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great, get a real sense of Roman life. Staff were very welcoming and informative and the exhibitions were amazing. Highly recommended

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I live locally and never really visited until recently, Just taking it for granted. Facinating to take some time to walk around and read signage and visit the museum, baths and surrounding area.

Thank Adam J
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent and very worthwhe trip. Artefacts here which are unique to this part and not found in any other Roman exhibit in the world Staff very knowledgeable.

Thank neil b
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited the museum. Caerleon is a truly remarkable place full of Roman history. The museum has wonderful displays, most notably the mannequins wearing replicate clothing... you truly get a feel of Roman life. The other exhibits and information you can...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped off here as part of a sightseeing holiday of Roman sites in the UK. The day before we had been in Bath to see the Roman baths there. This museum was a fantastic sequel to that. Despite the relatively small amount of space,...More

Thank David R
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31 July 2016|
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Response from roscwmbran | Reviewed this property |
Open mon-sat 10-5, sun 2-5
16 July 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.