Trimontium Museum

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The Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre housing the Trimontium Museum, is based in The Ormiston, The Square, Melrose and tells the story of A Roman Frontier Post and its People. Located on the ground floor, it has full disabled access to the displays.

1st/2nd century brass parade helmetA permanent display, originally entitled 'The Trimontium Exhibition', was opened by Andrew L Tulley Esquire, Provost of Ettrick and Lauderdale District Council in July 1991. The £30,000 was raised by the Trimontium Trust which was founded by local people in 1988 to promote interest in the site. An amateur exhibition, put on with the assistance of the National Museums, the Vindolanda Trust and interested individuals ran in the renovated Melrose Station building during the 1989 and 1990 seasons.

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Opening hours

April - end October 10.30 am to 4.30 pm, seven days per week.

Admission charges

Adults - £2.00, Concessions - £1.50, Family - £5.00
Schools - Site March + Exhibition visit - £2.00 per pupil; helpers free.

Collection details

Archaeology, Weapons and War, Archives, Social History

Trimontium Museum
c/o D Gordon
Scottish Borders



01896 822651

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