Chesterholm Museum

Chesterholm Museum
Bardon Mill
NE47 7JN



01434 344277


01434 344060

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Chesterholm Museum - Vindolanda is a Roman Frontier military and civilian site, which has been the location of extensive excavation for over 30 years with archaeologists on site. Vindolanda also offers an Open Air Museum featuring replicas of a Roman Temple, Roman Shop and House. The extensive Museum houses finds from the site that includes Roman boots and shoes, leather, glass, jewellery, pottery, textiles and tools along with special photographs of the rare ink on wood tablets written nearly 2000 years ago.

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Opening hours

Daily 10 am to 6 pm 1st April 2012 to 30th September 2012
Daily 10 am to 5 pm 1st October 2012 to Sunday 11th November 2012
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm Saturday 17th November to Sunday 23rd December 2012
Daily 10am to 4pm Tuesday 26th December 2012 to Tuesday 1st January 2013
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm Saturday 5th January to Sunday 10th February
Daily 10am to 5pm Saturday 16th February to 31st March 2013
Daily 10am to 6pm 1st April to 30th September 2013
Daily 10am to 5pm 1st October to 31st October 2013

Last admission is 45 minutes before closing. Please contact the site for opening during bad weather.

Admission charges

£6.25 for adults
£5.20 for OAPs and students
£3.75 for a child
£18 for a family ticket (for 2 adults and 2 children)

Joint Site Tickets (with the Roman Army Museum)
£9.50 for adults
£8 for OAPs and students
£5.25 for a child
£27 for a family ticket (for 2 adults and 2 children)

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Weapons and War, Coins and Medals