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Fascinating exhibition

Well laid out display of articles associated with the Roman occupation of the area. The videos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ustinian
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great little museum

Visited here with grown ups and younger children, and had a great time! The exhibits were well... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
BrianWWrexham
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Wrexham
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe it's just me but one stone altar in this place looks pretty much like all the others. Having said that it was quite interesting although the entrance fee was a bit steep. It was pouring down when we couldn't climb up the tower, I'm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well laid out display of articles associated with the Roman occupation of the area. The videos about the site and the exhibits was very informative. The volunteers who ensure the continued existence of the museum are to be congratulted on their efforts.

Thank Ustinian
Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments about the museum, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here with grown ups and younger children, and had a great time! The exhibits were well preserved and labelled, with lots of information. The children enjoyed dressing up, especially my grandson in the Roman Centurion outfit...! The Watch Tower was a particular hit, with...More

Thank BrianWWrexham
Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed their visit to the Museum. Although we are a small museum we do try to have a range of activities that visitors of all ages can enjoy. We find that the children particularly enjoy the dressing...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This seems to be Maryport’s leading attraction, so no visit to the town could be complete without a trip here. It is quite pricey when visiting as a family of students and older children, as over 16s are charged the adult rate meaning that the...More

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Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for reviewing the Museum, we always appreciate hearing what our visitors think about their experience

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting well worth a visit & not expensive £10 for a family.Bargain price.Some fantastic views outside as well. Worth an hour or two to support this place

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Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Museum, we always appreciate hearing about your experience.

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This museum has hundreds of alters from Roman fort, many in very good condition with legible engraving.

Thank Mar J
Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed the altars and the other artefacts in the Museum. We always appreciate hearing about the highlight of your visit.

Reviewed 22 May 2018

The museum is housed in the original Naval battery station set on a hilltop with great views of the sea and in the distance, Dumfries and Galloway. The museum contains mainly altars and artefacts from the local area and associated with Hadrians wall. Very interesting...More

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Jane L, Manager at Senhouse Roman Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the museum and Maryport

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very interesting museum holding history of the fort, local facts and of Hadrian’s wall. Some wonderful Roman artefacts are exhibited. The explanations are informative and at times interactive. There is a kids area where they can dress up as Romans and ancient...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

An intimate view of Roman military Britain. Well presented unusual finds with excellent video facts and information. Nice active learning area for children. Actual fortification is view from a tower only but little remains and is grassed over as a pasture. Refreshment is by a...More

Thank Finter R
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Visited Maryport recently and was pleasantly surprised by this small friendly museum. It is small but with an entry fee of £4 I believe it is good value for money. Anybody who has an interest in history will find it informative and presented in a...More

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SusieB365
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£4.00 for an adult, £1.50 for a child and £10.00 for a family ticket (2 adults plus 2 or more children)
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