See the remains of London’s Roman fort

Address:
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, Barbican, London
Tel:
0207 001 9844

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
26th May, 16th June, 27th July and 17th August 2019
2 PM to 2.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£5. See museumoflondon.org.uk

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Enjoy a short tour around what remains of the western gate of London's Roman military fort (close to the Museum of London).

The fort once stood in the north-west corner of a huge wall that surrounded Londinium around 200 AD. You'll learn all about their discovery, their excavation and preservation.

Note: Due to the terrain this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.

If you like Roman London then you might want to try the visiting the Guildhall Art Gallery as well, which houses the remains of the Roman amphitheatre in the basement. Have a read of Craig's review to see what it's like. You might be interested in his review of Billingsgate Roman Bath House as well. There's another piece of Roman pavement under All-Hallows-by-the-Tower church.

 

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> Craig’s review of Museum of London – “The Museum of London tells the story of the city all the way back to the bones and stones of the prehistoric era. The only animals we have walking around Trafalgar Square these days are pigeons and squirrels, but back then we had a plain full of hippos and elephants. They've dug up monkey bones, lions, bison, bears... it was better than London Zoo! When you visit as… continued”

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