Medicus - Roman Medicine

National Roman Legion Museum

Herbal remedies, amputations and horse-hair stitches are all treatments performed by the Roman doctor. Find out about Roman medicine and the role that the gods played in healing the sick in this interactive role-play session. Led by a costumed facilitator.

In additon, pupils will have the opportunity to wear replica children’s armour and find out about the life of a Roman soldier in our reconstructed barrack room. This part must be led by the teacher or group leader - who will receive brief instructions from the facilitator on the day.  

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Sept 6 - Sept 30 2016. Jan 4 - Jan 27 & Mar 27 - Apr 7 & Apr 24 - May 5 2017.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Masters & Slaves

National Roman Legion Museum

Peacock’s brains, stuffed dormouse and oysters are all on the menu in this role-play Roman feast. Pupils will play the role of a rich master or a lowly slave and discover what life was like at both ends of the spectrum. Led by a costumed facilitator.

In additon, pupils will have the opportunity to wear replica children’s armour and find out about the life of a Roman soldier in our reconstructed barrack room. This part must be led by the teacher or group leader - who will receive brief instructions from the facilitator on the day.   

 

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Oct 3 - Oct 21 + 31 2016. Jan 30 - Feb 17 & May 8 - May 26 & June 5 - June 9 2017.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Grammaticus - Roman Classroom

National Roman Legion Museum

Discover how Romans educated their children in this cross curricula role-play session. Looking at language, numeracy and literacy pupils will find out more about Roman society under the strict guidance of a Roman school teacher. Led by a costumed facilitator.

In additon, pupils will have the opportunity to wear replica children’s armour and find out about the life of a Roman soldier in our reconstructed barrack room. This part must be led by the teacher or group leader - who will receive brief instructions from the facilitator on the day.    

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Nov 1 - Nov 30 2016. Feb 27 - Mar 24 & Jun 10 - Jun 30 2017.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

Language,Numeracy, Literacy & History

Explorer pack - for Amphitheatre and Barracks

National Roman Legion Museum

This replica Roman satchel contains instructions, information and objects designed to help your group understand how the Romans used the amphitheater and barracks. Objects include Roman coins, caltrops and sponges on sticks. 

No deposit is required but the satchel must be signed for by a teacher or group leader.

You can download the instructions before your visit.

 

Duration: 1 hour