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Ribchester Roman Museum

Ribchester Roman Museum Riverside | Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XS, England
+44 1254 878261
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A lovely place on a summers day to visit

The museum was very interesting and well put together. The children we took with us (8,6 & 2) all... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
lesley w
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Small but beautifully formed little museum.

We made a small trip to Ribchester to visit the Roman remains, visit the Museum and and the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Ian M
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The museum contains informative and colourful displays about the prehistory and Roman history of Ribchester, using many archaeological finds from the site, including coins, sculpture and metalwork. There are also remains of the Roman fort and baths outside the museum. Regular events and temporary exhibitions take place throughout the year. Pre-booked guided tours and educational visits can be arranged by email.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
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Ribchester Roman Museum Riverside | Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XS, England
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The museum was very interesting and well put together. The children we took with us (8,6 & 2) all found something interesting to look at and loved dressing up in the roman gear.

Thank lesley w
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We made a small trip to Ribchester to visit the Roman remains, visit the Museum and and the wonderful church next door. The visible ruins are confined to a pair of granary building foundations behind the museum and church and the foundations of a largish...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

What a lovely day out. Ribchester is a very interesting small village, it has a Roman museum which was fairly priced, small remains of a roman bath house, lovely views of the river Ribble, quaint houses, a medieval church, a couple of pubs that sell...More

Thank jackie o
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We came here as it was a rather wet day. Took my little 10 year old cousin. She enjoyed it. The activities they had one for children was great; necklace making, sword creation, helmets , jigsaws etc. A good way to pass an hour or...More

Thank GemH1981
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely little museum. It has lots of wonderful artifacts and rich in information from the local area. Ruth from behind the desk was lovely and very helpful, she has great knowledge regarding the area and of other Roman sites. I'd recommend visiting and also...More

Thank katdavedavies
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Small but very interesting Roman baths in the local and lots of information from the staff and a very reasonable ticket price

Thank 121susan
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Love coming here for a bit of peace and quiet with the family. A lovely little place next to the river. Really peaceful and can sit and have a nice picnic next to the river too. Lots of ducks and swans around too. Also you...More

Thank TheSpiceDeli
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It is very small and dimly lit, lots of information boards. It took us about 30 minutes to look around. Heard later (after the visit) there is a lovely are a to walk around outside (no one in the museum told us about this so...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

As we were staying in Ribchester it would have been rude not to call in here to have a look around. Unlike the previous reviewer, we found it really interesting. Lots to see in a small place. Cheaper entry fee for pensioners too.

Thank OVERANOUT
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I went to see where the famous helmet came from. I arrived in the town just as a thousand mothers were collecting children. I have never seen so many 4x4 s blocking the roads. By the time I had parked and found the museum, neither...More

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