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Corinium Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Extremely good visit

Lovely old building in the town centre beautifully and thoughtfully converted to house this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wart1
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Superb Roman artifacts very well presented

We knew we were going to see Roman artefacts, but had no idea of the quality of them nor how well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Corinium Museum is located at the heart of Cirencester the 'Capital of the Cotswolds'. Its principal collection consists of the highly significant finds from the Roman town of Corinium. However the museum today is much more than that, taking the...more
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Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX, England
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All reviews roman mosaics interactive displays roman times civil war mosaic floors local history all ages well worth a visit anglo saxon fantastic mosaics iron age on display local area couple of hours rainy day two hours enjoyed our visit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely old building in the town centre beautifully and thoughtfully converted to house this excellent museum. Good value entrance fee. Exhibits focus primarily on Roman issues and with mosaics that are truly exceptional but with a further "through the ages" section to focus on important...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew we were going to see Roman artefacts, but had no idea of the quality of them nor how well they would be displayed. Given that this is the UK mostly Roman remains are rather poorly preserved, and there are many such artefacts here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Few people seem to know that Cirencester ('Corinium') was the capital of Roman Britain, not Londinium. If you check a map you'll see that Roman roads radiated in many directions like spokes in a wheel, and this museum is the best place to learn what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

They have some great artefacts and a great story to tell but ... I was just disappointed. The look at Roman Britain from many angles but seemed to be aiming at Primary School children. Whole aspects were left unexplained (we’ve moved on from when museums...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Corinium Museum, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed by the displays. If you have any questions about any of the objects on display or would like to know more about 'what...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Great historical surveys of Cirencecter and surrounds. Interactive as well. Very informative! Cool Mosaics

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clarks514
Corinium M, Digital Enagaement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hello, thank you for visiting Corinium Museum and taking the time to write this brilliant review.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A small but attractive museum which has lots of fascinating displays especially Roman artefacts. Well worth a visit. Staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cirenvenus
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hello, thank you for sharing this fantastic review we hope you will come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2018

I cannot believe the incredibly rich history that the town of Cirencester has undergone. I mean...WOW!!! I never knew this town had so many occupants. And this museum captures it all perfectly and displays it in the cleanest, best-flowing manner of any museum I've visited...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnthonyVera1
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi AnthonyVera, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed exploring the Corinium Museum galleries. As you mention parking in Cirencester can be a challenge, however we recommend looking at the 'how to find us' section of...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018

What a wonderful museum, so accessible and so well laid out. I only wanted to see the Roman part of it but the whole museum takes the visitor through the Anglo-Saxons to the Elizabethans. Lots of hands on activities, well worth my visit. The staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hello, thank you for sharing this wonderful review. If you are interested in finding out more about our collection why not take a look at our online galleries or even search the collection on our website. Please do come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 13 November 2018

This excellent museum provides a journey through time for visitors bringing into play how the local area was influenced by major events. The displays are excellent for people of all ages and the timeline is easy to follow and a great thread to bind everything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Martin, thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, please do come back soon.

Reviewed 11 November 2018

we spent almost three hours in this musuem , and were very impressed with the way the mosiacs were laid out . We will return in the future to again enjoy this lovely museun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jmmejoy
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hello, thank you for sharing this wonderful review. We hope you will come back to see us again soon.

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Will S
10 March 2018|
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Response from Corinium M | Property representative |
Hi Will, thanks for your question. Admission for under 5's is free and we have lots of interactive activities which will appeal to a four year old. You can make a magnetic mosaic, try our Dannicus trail around the museum (to... More
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juliepv3107yd
12 October 2017|
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Response from Corinium M | Property representative |
Hi Julie, thank you for your question, our admission charges are £5.40 adults, £4.60 seniors, £3.50 students, £2.60 children, and under 5s are free. We also have a family ticket (up to 2 adults and 5 children) 10% off... More
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juliepv3107yd
12 October 2017|
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Response from Corinium M | Property representative |
Hi Julie, thank you for your question, our admission charges are £5.40 adults, £4.60 seniors, £3.50 students, £2.60 children, and under 5s are free. We also have a family ticket (up to 2 adults and 5 children) 10% off... More
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