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Heritage Open Day, Thu 8 Sep 2016, free entry


Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days


Heritage Open Days


Butchery Lane,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 Jul - Sun 4 Sep Accessorise: Roman Style!
Thu 8 Sep The Romans Beneath Your Feet


Step back in time and beneath the streets of the modern city and discover evidence of the bustling Roman town of Durovernum Cantiacorum.

View the remains of an original roman town house (around which Canterbury Roman Museum is built) with its mosaics and underfloor heating. See significant Roman finds, and discover the timeline which tracks the history down of the present Canterbury to the level of the original Roman street.

Adults and children aged 12 plus. Free 40 minute guided tour as part of Heritage Open Days. Meet inside the entrance at 12pm.

Organised by Canterbury Society and Canterbury Roman Museum.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Access to Roman level via lift, then level access throughout museum.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 8 Sep 2016 12:00 to 13:00


Free entry

Pre-booking preferred
Max 30 people per tour/session

Call: 01227 785575
Wrtie to: Roman Museum, Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR



See location of Canterbury Roman Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 150577  Lat: 51.27873 Long: 1.08139

The Canterbury Roman Museum is located off the High Street and very near the Cathedral.
5 minutes walk from the City Centre
10 minutes walk from Canterbury West
15 minutes walk from Canterbury East
10 minutes walk from the City's Park & Ride terminal and bus station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Access to Roman level via lift, then level access throughout museum.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

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