Start your Hadrian’s Wall adventure here: find out more about what you can see and do at the Roman Army Museum, learn about life on the edge of an empire. Ticket prices, getting here, facilities and access.
Roman Army Museum Highlights
Come to the Roman Army Museum and immerse yourself in the life of a Roman soldier.
The Vindolanda Trust
The Vindolanda Charitable Trust was founded in the spring of 1970, with seven Trustees.
Part of the Vindolanda Trust in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall
Experience what life was like at the edge of an empire with interactive displays, astonishing artefacts and an award winning HD film.View on map
Climate vs Archaeology: a battle for the past
Date24th – 25th Feb 2024
You can see all of our objects in the collection on display in the museum, but what would happen if they didn’t exist? Come along for a day of fun-filled learning about how climate change affects archaeology.
Accessible Trench Talks
Date8th Apr – 27th Sep 2024
This is the summer to Awaken Your Senses with accessible trench talks at the Roman Army Museum.
Taste of the Empire
Date22nd – 23rd Jun 2024
Join us at the Roman Army Museum for a weekend that will tickle your taste buds! Renowned historic chef John Crouch will be back at the Roman Army Museum demonstrating ancient Roman cooking, in collaboration with the Comfrey Project.
Roman Army Summer School
Date23rd Jul – 13th Aug 2024
Join the Roman Army – gear up with your unit and learn how to march like a Roman soldier, do some formations and scare the enemy! Learn about what life was like for a new recruit and decide whether you would join the Roman Army.
Teddy Bears Picnic
Date29th Mar – 12th Apr 2024
Join us and our museum bears for the ultimate Teddy Bears Picnic. Dress your teddy bear up as a Roman Emperor. Help Emperor Ted find the items in the museum to lead the Roman Army to victory.
Family Museum Trails
Date10th Feb – 29th Mar 2024
Our family trails will take you through the Roman Army Museum with questions to answer in each gallery as well as point you to some great artefacts and finds.
Marcus the Medicus – Battlefield Medicine
Date25th – 29th May 2024
Join Marcus at the Roman Army Museum to explore the difference between working as a medic in the Roman times and today. How far have we come from the battlefield medicine of the Roman times?
2024 Magna Excavations
Date1st Apr – 27th Sep 2024
Excavations at the Roman fort of Magna part of the Roman Army Museum. 2024’s excavations will take a closer look at the Vallum of Hadrian’s Wall and it’s course around the fort.