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


  • 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.
Pencil sketch of pubs and inns on Sopwell Lane

A history of pubs and brewing in St Albans

  • 27 October 2017 7-8pm

The inns and ale houses of St Albans have been serving the needs of travellers, pilgrims and locals alike for centuries. Join us for this evening talk to learn about the history of St Albans' many pubs and inns. The talk will be followed by a free beer tasting with local brewer Farr Brew and there will be an opportunity to buy some samples to take away.

Suitable for

  • 18+




Shadow Puppet Roman Myths and Legends

  • 28 October 2017 5:30-6:15pm, 6:30-7:15pm

Soak up the atmosphere of Verulamium Museum at dusk with special family-friendly puppet show performances. Wonder at the storytelling and explore the puppets and techniques used after the show. Shows run for 45 minutes, including a chance to meet the puppeteer and see the puppets up close afterwards. Suitable for children aged 6 and over. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • 5-6




Verulamium Museum
St Michaels
St Albans

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Audience Development Manager

Bookings Officer


Front Desk

01727 751810

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