This underground museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where they were first excavated.

Below street level the fascinating remains of Roman Canterbury are brought to life through a series of recreated rooms and a wealth of archaeological finds


Permanent collection

Built around the remains of an original Roman town house with mosaics and under-floor heating, the museum features significant Roman finds. A brand new timeline tracks Canterbury back in time from the present-day city to the original Roman street level, revealing how the Roman town was built. In the market place there's a food bar selling oysters and seafood from the coast, a fabric seller and shoemaker, a bone-pin maker, vegetable seller and jewellery stall.

Visitors are invited to handle replica dishes in the recreated Roman dining room, and discover amazing objects including rare tools, glass and a hoard of hidden treasure.

Canterbury Roman Museum

Butchery Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2JR

01227 785575

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Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Free entry with National Art Pass

10% off shop purchases

Valid to 31 December 2018

Enjoy 10% off purchases in the shop with a National Art Pass.

10% off shop purchases

Valid to 31 December 2018

Enjoy 10% off purchases in the shop with a National Art Pass.

10% off shop purchases

Valid to 31 December 2018

Enjoy 10% off purchases in the shop with a National Art Pass.

10% off shop purchases

Valid to 31 December 2018

Enjoy 10% off purchases in the shop with a National Art Pass.


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