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Corinium Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great small museum

A really well presented small museum Some great mosaic displays and a brilliant collection of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albia-Newton
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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So much more...

We visited today and were surprised at the extent and quality of the displays and artefacts. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Denise M
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A really well presented small museum Some great mosaic displays and a brilliant collection of smaller artefacts Well worth visiting

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Albia-Newton
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive feedback its really appreciated. Corinium

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited today and were surprised at the extent and quality of the displays and artefacts. Very interesting with plenty to see and do. I don't usually get excited about museums but really enjoyed this one!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denise M
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, thank you for your lovely comments. Corinium

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my Year 3 class here on a trip and it did NOT disappoint. Amazing staff who were so knowledgeable, incredible mosaics and a brilliant insight into Roman life in Cirencester. Cheap entrance price considering all of the things that can be seen. Excellent for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HDismorr
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to welcoming future classes. Corinium

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum during our stay at Cirencester and it was an enjoyable experience. Cirencester’s history is very interesting and the museum provides with enough information and artifacts to see the evolution of the city. It of course does not compare to the museums...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ksundarm
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive feedback. Corinium

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is quite remarkable, not only for the wealth of artifacts but also for its architecture and displays. Staff are enthusiasts and informed. Loved it. Worth travelling to experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 50judyf
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Corinium

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great museum with some really fascinating artefacts in very good condition. Museum full of interesting facts for children of various ages to dip into. Very good entrance fee and an an entertaining quiz for the children to complete to engage with the material

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wanderlustgirl1
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum, happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Corinium

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Thank wart1
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. Corinium

Reviewed 21 January 2019

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
Corinium M, Customer Advisor at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive review, glad to hear you enjoyed our Roman artefacts. Corinium

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

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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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