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Excellent Roman displays

There are a large number of Roman artefacts all very well presented and described with interactive... read more

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PemEngland
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England
Was mistaken for a pensioner!!!

So after waiting for the tribe of noisy school children to spend their money in the gift shop we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
beaustravels
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

There are a large number of Roman artefacts all very well presented and described with interactive activities which would be particularly appealing to children - witnessed by the large number of school parties when we visited.

Thank PemEngland
Reviewed 2 days ago

So after waiting for the tribe of noisy school children to spend their money in the gift shop we finally made it to the counter. After asking for two tickets the lady asked if we were adults!!! (I know I am short but that was...More

Thank beaustravels
StAlbansMuseum, Owner at Verulamium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi beaustravels, when selling tickets, our staff try to ensure visitors get the best value tickets for their visit. For the joint ticket with the Roman Theatre it is £6.50 for adults and £5 for concessions, including those age 60+ - we apologise if this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A really great, small, museum in a new-build with hints of the Roman style. The exhibits range from hair pins in drawers hold many small objects to room reconstructions complete with frescos. Enough to keep one engaged for a couple of hours. I usually go...More

Thank jackclemow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of Roman artefacts dug up and available to look at. Good variety of items and very informative. Great mosaics. Replica Roman rooms were a bit confusing, and layout of museum could be improved if there was more of a logical flow. Would definitely come...More

1  Thank Catriona H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great things for the little ones to do and see A well kept museum the story of Verulanium for young and old to enjoy Good chance for the little ones to dress up

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Verulamium was one of Britain's largest Roman communities in the first century CE, and as such, it offers a rich site for archeological discovery. The Verulamium Museum is tucked into a corner of the Verulamium Park in St. Albans. It is a fantastic little museum,...More

2  Thank Teledawg
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Interesting visit although some areas quite dim . it was full of young school children on a trip so quite noisy and disruptive for us. Lots of interactive things for the children. lots of parking although think many people parking there were walking tinto St...More

Thank kimandjulian
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This museum is well worth the small hike up to it from the centre of town. There are a few cases displaying artefacts of the tribe that lived in this area before the Romans arrived, and were already highly influenced by Roman culture. The main...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit! Great little museum full of beautiful mosaics, wall paintings and artifacts. Well presented and plenty to see. We had about 45mins which was just about enough at a rush around but I’d recommend more like an hour. Very good shop, just...More

Thank Hopknight
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The stories that can be told - to a group that thought there's little history in the town - were remarkable.

Thank Andrew F
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