The Northeast Sights

Roman Army Museum

  • Off B6318 Map It
  • Greenhead
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

At the garrison fort of Carvoran, this museum makes an excellent introduction to Hadrian's Wall. Full-size models and excavations bring this remote outpost of the empire to life; authentic Roman graffiti adorns the walls of an excavated barracks. There's a well-designed museum with Roman artifacts and a flashy 3D film that puts it all into historical context. Opposite the museum, at Walltown Crags on the Pennine Way (one of Britain's long-distance national hiking trails), are 400 yards of the best-preserved section of the wall. The museum is 1 mile northeast of Greenhead.

Sight Information

Address:

Off B6318, Greenhead, CA8 7JB, England

Map It

Phone:

01697-747485

Sight Details:

  • £7; £10.50 with admission to Vindolanda

Published 08/30/2016

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