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Corinium Museum

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting collection

A small but attractive museum which has lots of fascinating displays especially Roman artefacts... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cirenvenus
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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ENTHRALLING

I cannot believe the incredibly rich history that the town of Cirencester has undergone. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnthonyVera1
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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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All reviews roman mosaics interactive displays roman times civil war mosaic floors local history all ages well worth a visit well laid out anglo saxon fantastic mosaics iron age on display local area couple of hours rainy day great for kids
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Visited with three kids in tow. Aged 4,4 &6. The trails were good. Cute woolly Stone Age men to find. Kept their interest. Amazing mosaics and Roman artefacts. Mrs Getty v interesting too. Lots of nice hands on things for children too. Pitched at a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClearlyAM
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. We are so pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit. If you would like to know more about our children's activities and events please take a look at our website.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Haven't been for many years ( last time our children were both still small and they got bored ). Good points: very well laid out; detailed explanations of exhibits; some wonderful mosaics. Small negative points: no real atmosphere of Roman Times; yes there are Roman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin R
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martin, thank you for taking the time to write this thoughtful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your return visit. As you mentioned we are just about to start our exciting Stone Age to Corinium project to create new Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Well designed informative museum of the history of Cirencester from Stone age to modern times. The recent development of the museum has made it a great museum for explaining the history in a modern interactive environment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arjem
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write this brilliant review. we are delighted you enjoyed exploring the Museum. Please do come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2018

I was not expecting this museum to be so big, wide-ranging or well laid out. It is fabulous with a really simply explained history of the area. A bright modern interior with various ante-rooms taking the visitor through the ages of the development of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jennifer, thank you for visiting Corinium Museum and writing this wonderful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed exploring the galleries, please do come back soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

A great experience of museum focused on mosaics and local history of Cirencester through Roman Times.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RanniaL
Corinium M, Digital Engagement Officer at Corinium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear RanniaL, thank you for visiting and sharing this fantastic review.

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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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