Corinium Museum

Visit the Corinium Museum and step back in time. Learn what the Romans did for us, and how life wouldn’t be the same without them!

Take a peek through a Roman town house, and enjoy the sights and smells of our Roman garden. Marvel at the stunning mosaics, and experience what it was like to be a Roman soldier.

“The Corinium Museum illustrates better than anywhere else what it must have been like to live in a prosperous Roman town.” Neil Holbrook, Time Team.

The Corinium Museum has one of the finest and most extensive Roman collections in the country. Corinium, Roman Cirencester, was the second largest Roman town outside London and the major Roman administration centre for south-western Britain.


Exhibitions and events

‘Cotswold’

Event until 30.07.2017 17:00

An exhibition of paintings by Rupert Aker 29 June - 30 July Rupert is a Cotswold landscape painter, based in a studio at Painswick in Gloucestershire. He walks the valleys and hills, gaining...

Festival of Archaeology - Meet an Archaeologist

Event on 26.07.2017 10:00

Special Event by Cotswold Archaeology Join Ed and Jacky from Cotswold Archaeology to explore some of the finds from excavations undertaken by the Cotswold Archaeology team. They will be on hand to...

Mini Mosaics

Event on 26.07.2017 10:30

Children’s Workshop with Emma Stuart Learn the Roman art of mosaic making by creating your own modern mosaic tile to take home. All materials and instruction provided. Booking essential Suitable...

Roman Shields

Event on 27.07.2017 10:00

Family Drop-in with James Harris Thursday 27 July, 10-11am When the Romans took to the battlefields, they protected themselves from weapons with huge decorated shields. Join us to create your very...

Printmaking

Event on 27.07.2017 10:30

Children’s Workshop with Emma Stuart Tuesday 25 July, 10.30-12pm Using our archaeological collections for inspiration, join us for a workshop making a series of printing techniques and take your...

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