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Museum:National Roman Legion Museum

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Museum, free entry

National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum

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Details

Wales was the furthest outpost of the Roman Empire. In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years.

The National Roman Legion Museum is a museum in Caerleon, near Newport. It is one of three Roman sites in Caerleon, along with the Baths museum and the open-air ruins of the amphitheatre and barracks. It is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening Details

Open all the time

Opening Hours: 10am–5pm Monday–Saturday, 12pm–3pm Sunday.

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Enquiries

Address

High Street,
Caerleon,
Newport,
NP18 1AH

Location

Directions

Plan route to National Roman Legion Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 340905  Lat: 51.60944 Long: -2.95448

By Car: Follow the brown helmet signs from the M4 (westbound junction 25, eastbound junction 26). For satellite navigation purposes use the post code NP18 1AE (recorded as 'High Street').
By Bus: Buses run from Newport. Please call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 00 00 for further information.
By Train: 4 miles from Newport station.

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Newport station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired