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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.
April - end October 10.30 am to 4.30 pm, seven days per week.
Adults - £2.00, Concessions - £1.50, Family - £5.00
Schools - Site March + Exhibition visit - £2.00 per pupil; helpers free.
Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC
The Central Borders branch of the Young Archaeologists' Club is hosted by Trimontium Museum. The age range is officially 8-16 years. The group tries to do outdoor things if possible. Recent events have included visits to important buildings, fieldwalking, 'detective' studies, visits to local excavations, resistivity exercises (plotting things underground without digging), and activities at archaeological exhibitions, both local and national.
How to obtain
Complete the online form to join, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.