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Corinium Museum

Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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The Corinium Museum holds some of the treasures of the Cotswolds. Here you can come face to face with:

The Romans - Corinium was the second largest city in Roman Britain, population c. 15, 000. Here you can experience life as a Roman, see mosaics, explore their engineering and artistry and children can dress as a Roman soldier.

The Saxons - Take a look at the along-saxons from Butlers Field in nearby Lechlade. Ancestors have been brought to life with the use of forensically re-constructed heads.

Iron age to the English Civil War - can be traced with the story of ware, wool, royalty, dissolved monasteries and the rise from rags to riches of some of the local wealthy.

18th and 19th Century Cirencester is recreated through a computer database and a collection of historic photographs.


Location: Corinium Museum, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Grid Reference: SP020021 Ceremonial County: Gloucestershire

Map Link: Multimap

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Getting there: In the centre of Cirencester. Closest car park in 'The Old Station' car park a 2 minute walk from museum.

Access: Lift to first floor of museum.
Website: Corinium Museum
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Email: museums@cotswold.gov.uk
Address: Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Postcode: GL7 2BX Telephone: 01285 655 611
Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am to 5pm and Sundays 2pm-5pm Open Bank Holidays

Charges: Adults 3.95; Seniors 3.10; Children (5-16) 2; Students 2.50; Families 10

Nearby Locations: Cirencester Amphitheatre, Gloucestershire    
Other Location Pages: Gloucestershire Attractions

Notes: Facilities include, shop, cafe, toilets and Visitor Information centre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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By: Keith Park Section: Roman Britain Section Key:
Page Ref: corinium_museum Topic: Roman Britain Last Updated: 07/2008
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