Meet the Romans

Walk in the footsteps of Romans this summer and discover Dorchester’s hidden past.

This Summer visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Roman reenactors from Cohor I Durotriga and be guided round some of the historic sites of Roman Dorchester ‘Durnovaria’ including the Roman Wall, The Roman Town House, the only example of a fully exposed Roman Town House in the country and finally back at the museum where visitors can see the current exhibition ‘All Roads lead to Durnovaria’ and a live archaeological dig.

Tours cost just £8 Adult and £4 Children and the ticket also includes entry to the Museum on the day. Tickets are available from the Museum by calling 01305 756827.

The tours start at the Dorset County Museum at 11am on:

Wednesday 1 August,
Saturday 4 August,
Wednesday 8 August,
Saturday 11 August
Wednesday 15 August
Saturday 18 August
Wednesday 22 August
Saturday 25 August
Wednesday 29 August

Tours last approximately 45 minutes to 1hr

As numbers are limited book early to ensure a place.