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Corinium Museum, Cirencester

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Find out about the era of Roman rule by visiting their second-largest administrative center, Cirencester--then called Corinium--at Corinium Museum. The exhibition displays artifacts from the ancient Roman settlement, and offers you the chance to participate in activities suitable for all ages, ranging from quizzes to dress-ups. Make sure you take a good look at the mosaic floors; they reflect the status of Roman nobles of the era. The program of events changes over time, ensuring fresh details and new information, so check the website in advance to see what's on display during your visit. Plan to see Corinium Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cirencester trip maker app.
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  • The reviews of this place were very good but even then, we didn’t expect the quality of the displays, layout and educational additions. Really enjoyable hour or two. The depth and advanced nature of.....  more »
  • £5 entrance fee for seniors. Modern museum full of history from the local and surrounding area. Well laid out with good information. Small shop with an adjacent coffee shop. We were very impressed...  more »
  • Recently visited this museum with the family including our 13 year old daughter. We were all very impressed! The exhibits were first class and were showcased in a clean and modern environment. Information and exhibit use and time lines were both informative and easy to understand. The museum is spilt into areas and each area flows well into another. There are interactive features in each area and these helped to enhance understanding and made the exhibits more relevant to younger visitors. We were particularly impressed with the area showing Roman tombstones. The staff were all friendly, knowledgeable and clearly had a passion for their work. I felt this museum easily rivals many of the more famous ones. We shall definitely be returning soon.
  • Lots of very interesting exhibits and well laid out. The large mosaics are very impressive. Very reasonable entry fee.

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