National Roman Legion Museum Closure

The Museum is currently closed to the public until autumn 2019 for essential roof maintenance.

Formal learning opportunities for schools will still be available during this time. Call: 029 2057 3546 to book.

What's On

EventRoman Empire

2 &, 3 June 2018, 10am - 5pm
Cost Adults £8, Child (16 and under) £6, Family ticket £25
Suitability All
Booking Tickets through or from Museum on arrival

Join us for a re-enactment spectacular at the Caerleon Amphitheatre.

A perfect day for the whole family, with horse cavalry and artillery displays, Roman fashion and medicine, have a go archery, food and much more:


Your ticket includes:

Two shows in the amphitheatre

  • Military Muscle: marching soldiers, artillery and horse cavalry displays
  • Birds of Prey: nature’s hunters in action with Black Mountains Falconry


Kids' Activities:

  • Have a go archery – try your hand at this ancient sport
  • Sign up your little soldiers for a marching session with the ‘Junior Legion'
  • Make a mini mosaic to take home
  • Sign up for the Gladiator Obstacle Course


Stalls and Displays:

  • Meet the Gladiators: the premier league sportsmen of their day.
  • Visit our Doctor – he’s at the cutting edge of medicine. Yikes!
  • Talk to our Trader about the unusual goods he brings from faraway lands.
  • Follow the latest Roman fashion with a new hairstyle
  • Delve into the science behind the re-enactment from our Archaeologists
  • Food and drink







    Amphitheatre show schedule:

    2000 years ago the Roman army were the greatest fighting force on earth - sweeping across the map with their state of the art weapons, armour, artillery and cavalry. Come and witness the spectacle of the army in action and have a taste of life in this far flung corner of the mighty Roman Empire.

    • 11.00-11.30 Birds of Prey
    • 12.00-12.45 Military Muscle
    • 14.00-14.30 Birds of Prey
    • 15.00-15.45 Military Muscle
    Download full programme

    This is an outdoor event and all acitivities will be held in a field. Please wear suitable footwear. The entertainment will include loud noises.

    Activities are suitable for children 4+, other age restrictions may apply. Children under 2 admitted free.

    Tickets can be purchased on the day from the Museum Shop. All tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for an alternative date or event.  

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