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

Cultural Fusion Temporary Display

Event until 30.03.2018 16:00

To coincide with the broadcast of BBC Civilisations series in spring 2018, we will be showcasing objects relating to the theme of Cultural Fusion in our Hare Gallery. The temporary display will...

Rural Cinema – Victoria and Abdul

Event on 24.02.2018 14:15

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 February, 2.15pm The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. Cost:...

The Medieval Forest

Event on 08.03.2018 14:00

Afternoon Talk with Tim Porter Thursday 8 March, 2-4pm The romances of Robin Hood give us one version of the Forest, but the reality is even more intriguing. This talk is a tour through the medieval...

Corinium Cinema -A Monster Calls

Event on 08.03.2018 19:00

Corinium Cinema Thursday 8 March, 7pm A Monster Calls is a visually spectacular drama about a young boy who attempts to deal with his mother's illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping...

Roman Identity Family Event

Event on 10.03.2018 10:00

As part of the BBC Civilisations Festival, we will be showcasing elements of our new KS2 Roman Identity session, sponsored by the Roman Society. Perfect for family visitors to get hands-on with...

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