St Albans Museums
Verulamium is the award winning museum of everyday life in Roman Britain. It is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain set in attractive parkland and near Roman theatre, walls and hypocaust.
There is a new Iron Age gallery, recreated Roman rooms, discovery areas and some of the best mosaics outside the Mediterranean.
Every 2nd weekend of the month the gallery is invaded by Roman legionaries who recreate life as a foot soldier in the Roman Imperial Army.
Archaeological site, Museum
Adult - £3.20
Child & Concessions - £2.00
Family ticket (2+2) - £8.00
Residents of the district, Friends, Under 5s - free
- Museums Association
- International Council of Museums
Extensive collection of Roman artefacts
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals
Key artists and exhibits
- Exhibition of Roman artefacts from Hungary
- 29 July - 8 September 2002
Heritage Open Days 2014: Local historical research activities in and around St Albans
- 13 — 14 September 2014
The SAHAAS (St Albans & Hertfordshire Architectural & Archaeological Society) exhibition stand at Verulamium Museum during the Heritage Open Days, 13-14 September 2014, will provide visitors with information about the activities of the Society, including: Annual Lecture Programme - 30 speakers a year giving presentations on a range of local historical topics
Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.
Legion XIIII on guard
- 13 September 2014 2:30-3:30pm
Legion XIIII on guard at Verulamium Museum. Living history on life in the Legions
All children must be accompanied by an adult
Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents)
Verulamium Museum Online Tour
Take an online tour of the Verulamium Museum by clicking on the different areas to find out what you can see.
There are also links to the nearby Hypocaust, with its mosaic floor, and the Roman Town and Amphitheatre.
Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC)
The St Albans branch of the Young Archaeologists' Club (www.britarch.ac.uk/yac) is hosted by Verulamium Museum. Membership to the club includes monthly meetings (every 3rd Saturday, not August), holidays, courses and archaeological explorations. To join the St Albans YAC (£2.50 per annum), you first need to join the National YAC.