Verulamium Museum

Verulamium Museum
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The Museum of Everyday Life in Roman Britain

Verulamium was the third largest city of Roman Britain and the museum stands on the site of the Roman town.

Families are always welcome at our museum. Inside you will find:
-recreated Roman rooms
-hands-on discovery areas
-a video about the excavations
-and some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean

Venue Type:

Archaeological site, Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1730
Sun 1400-1730

Admission charges

Adult - £5.00
Child & Concessions - £3.50
Family ticket (2+2) - £12.00
Residents of the district, Friends, Under 5s - free

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • National Art Pass

Extensive collection of Roman artefacts
Important mosaic

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Roman Soldier

  • 7 October 2018

Come along to Verulamium Museum to learn all about life as a Roman soldier.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Conservation in Action

Conservation in Action!

  • 29 October 2018 2-4pm

Come along and meet conservator, Alison, in the museum galleries to discover how she tackles tics, keeps our collections clean and prevents pests!

This activity is free with admission.

Verulamium Museum charges a small admission fee to non-residents. This helps care for all the incredible treasures on display and in our collections. Verulamium Museum is free to all St Albans residents.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Crafting

Crafts in the Colonnade

  • 31 October 2018 2-4pm

Come along and take part in Halloween themed craft activities and help decorate the museum’s very own pumpkin!

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Verulamium Museum charges a small admission fee to non-residents. This helps care for all the incredible treasures on display and in our collections.

Verulamium Museum is free to all St Albans residents.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

£1.50

Website

https://www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk/whats-on/crafts-colonnade

archaeology in action

Archaeological Apprentices

  • 3 November 2018 2-3pm

How do all these old things end up underground?

Come and unravel the archaeological mystery with our mock blanket dig. Handle real and replica objects and find out how we can date objects and excavations.

This activity is free with admission.

Verulamium Museum charges a small admission fee to non-residents. This helps care for all the incredible treasures on display and in our collections.

Verulamium Museum is free to visit for all St Albans residents.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

https://www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk/whats-on/archaeological-apprentices

Mosaic

Mosaic Making at Verulamium Museum

  • 10 November 2018 10am-4pm

Come and enjoy a creative and relaxing day of mosaic making at Verulamium Museum. Surrounded by wonderful Roman mosaics inside the museum and at the hypocaust, create your own unique design to take home.
This full day workshop also includes a talk from one of our curators who will speak about the history of the mosaics that are homed at the museum.The workshop is run by expert mosaicist Audrey Montet of Montet Designs.
Price includes materials, a buffet lunch and refreshments, plus entry to the museum and opportunities to view the mosaics.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£85

Website

https://www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk/whats-on/mosaic-making-verulamium-museum

Verulamium Museum
St Michaels
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 4SW
England

logo: Museums at Night

Website

www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk/verulamium/

www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk

E-mail

Audience Development Manager

catherine.newley@stalbans.gov.uk

Bookings Officer

museumbookings@stalbans.gov.uk

Telephone

Front Desk

01727 751810

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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