Weapons and Armour!

National Roman Legion Museum

Discover what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army. In this visit to our reconstructed barrack room a costumed facilitator will show you the weapons and armour that the Romans used to fight off the Celts. Pupils also dress-up in replica children’s armour.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

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