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Vindolanda

Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
+44 1434 344277
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The best experience on the Wall

This is a fascinating place. Viewing the ruins and envisaging th eRoman world is a real treat and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Grahve
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Great day out.

Great location, lots of information and fantastic museum. Very good weather made the day even... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mikec0rbridge
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Visit Roman Vindolanda today and you will find one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall Country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year. The recently fully refurbished on site museum provides a breathtaking exploration of the Trust's ongoing discoveries and accounts of Roman life. There are no other places on earth where it is possible to experience Roman Britain, Hadrian's Wall and history coming to life before your very eyes all in one space! Come and explore it for yourself and find out why Vindolanda is treasured worldwide.
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Vindolanda Vindolanda Bardon Mill, Hexham NE47 7JG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fascinating place. Viewing the ruins and envisaging th eRoman world is a real treat and in the summer they undertake further excavations that you can view and discuss with those working on it. Combine a visit with the Roman Army Museum (about...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location, lots of information and fantastic museum. Very good weather made the day even better and the tea, scones and ice cream, just finished off a really, enjoyable day. Well worth a visit and the staff are very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had intended to do a longish walk along Hadrian's Wall, but were diverted by the discovery of these ruins and found them so fascinating that we ran out of time for a walk. They are more extensively excavated and identified than any Roman remains...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit to see the live excavations and to get an idea of how the fort and town was at the time. The wonderful artefacts are so varied and all found on site. Friendly, helpful people in the shop and cafe. (I'm not...More

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Vindolanda coninues to go from strength to strength. A new dig is taking place on site and a new exhibition on wood artefacts found onsite is an excellent addition to an already world class museum. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the highlights of our trip to the Hadrian's Wall area. The site itself was well-explained by signs and enhanced by the chance to watch the archeology dig in progress and chat with the volunteers. The museum was above expectations with very interesting displays...More

Thank inkwave17
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautifully displayed artefacts, interactive displays in a very modern musem with restaurant adjoining, at one end of a large excavated roman camp and village, with busy archeologists working on site, who were pleased to talk and discuss. One gave a clear and comprehensive introductory talk.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is possibly the best roman site we have seen in Britain. attached to the Roman army museum 6 miles away it is excellent. It certainly compares with the best sites I've seen in Europe and well worth a visit.

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly the best museum I have ever visited. Amazing finds, brilliant informative and easy to read displays. Together with the outdoor museum it's an amazing journey into the past.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the pleasant staff,weather and just plain being there it was just great...sadly as part of a tour group where the age was around 70 plus the mobility problems incurred here detracted somewhat. If they had some form of say manned golf cart system that...More

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Fran H
17 May 2018|
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Response from Itchyfoot17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fran, We went on a guided tour at 10.30am on Saturday 5th May. There was another one on later, maybe at 1pm? The guided tour is included in the admission price, and meets inside the courtyard at the western entrance... More
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AliceTeddy2000
9 October 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
With the exception of assistance dogs, no pets are allowed within Roman Vindolanda Fort and Museum or the Roman Army Museum. We are often asked to explain our no dogs’ policy within both Roman Vindolanda Museum and Fort and... More
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Julde
17 January 2017|
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Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Please search Hadrians Wall Country website - Visit / tour guides - They list blue badge guides who offer tours on Hadrian's Wall.
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