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Dewa Roman Experience

Peirpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NL, England
+44 1244 343407
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Evocation of Roman Chester

I am ambivalent about this sort of place. For what it is, it is well presented, being especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daneellard
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Swindon, United Kingdom
We loved our visit to this place

Great place to see with not only displays but lots of interactive things for children. Our 7 year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
no1ajb
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Peirpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am ambivalent about this sort of place. For what it is, it is well presented, being especially good for children who will learn without knowing they are! For me the best bit was the real excavations; I found the reconstruction / experience bits less...More

Thank daneellard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see with not only displays but lots of interactive things for children. Our 7 year old really enjoyed being able to dress up. Would definately recommend a visit, especially if visiting with children.

Thank no1ajb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 'experience' is like Jorvik but, as the entry price reflects, on a much smaller scale. On a busy summer Saturday we had the place almost to ourselves, but I think their main business is from school groups in term time. It's most suited to...More

Thank Constant Muse M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked this out when in Chester with my 8-yr-old. Nicely laid out, starts with you being put aboard a ship bound for the settlement on the Dee, Dewa, and your life there as a Roman. Great hands-on experience for the boy, interesting excavations to wonder...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was worth a visit, what is in there is interesting but maybe a little over priced for what there is

Thank Martin V
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stumbled on this by accident but really enjoyed it. The story starts with the ship bring the troops to Britannia - really atmospheric. Then you learn more about Roman life, get to see the excavations, excavate stuff yourself, dress up and then see some really...More

Thank SuzeR2013
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were hoping for something along the lines of the Jorvik experience in York but were disappointed. It had the feel of being tired and neglected, some of the archaeological exhibitions looked very jaded and were difficult to read. It may be of more interest...More

Thank sealdriver
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited this attraction twice recently and really enjoyed both visits. The Experience transports you back to Roman Chester and provides information and reconstructions to examine. It was really interesting to read about the wages of the Roman Soldiers! The Experience also includes interacting...More

Thank Sweetiepx
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Eductational but quite small - you are left to wonder round and read the signage. You travel into the basement of the building to see the building work through the ages and some bits of interactive stuff for the children and adults who haven't grown...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

At the start of going in there is a small space and you say Julius Caesar to open a wooden door.In the middle of the trip there is some activities to do like dressing up and sorting and other fun activities.If you are a school...More

Thank Wrexhamfamily6
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Wendy59B
22 May 2016|
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Response from GBtasteful | Reviewed this property |
As per the previous comment - it doesn't spring to mind that the venue could accommodate your situation but do give them a call. Enjoy your stay.
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