Early Years 


Canterbury Roman Museum is a safe and stimulating venue for a nursery or pre-school group visit. There are lots of exciting things for little people to investigate, from the cavalryman’s horse and Roman marketplace, to the hands-on area with try-on costumes and real Roman objects to touch!

Self-guided visit

Explore the museum on an exciting self-guided (teacher-led) visit. Investigate the displays, discover the remains of the Roman house with its impressive mosaics and under floor heating system, try on costumes and investigate real Roman objects in the hands-on area. Cost: £2 per child for non-Canterbury district schools, £1 per child for Canterbury district schools. 

Little Caesars - Mini Roman Explorers

Why not come along for a Little Caesars - Mini Roman Explorers visit with your nursery or pre-school group? Children have the opportunity to explore the museum displays, enjoy an interactive Roman story time and get creative in the hands-on area making a fun laurel wreath to wear or simple mosaic to take home. Cost: £3 per child (miniumum £50 charge). Time: 1 hour interpreter-led visit. 

To find out more, please telephone 01227 862162.


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Opening Times 

Monday to Sunday 10am to 5pm. Christmas eve and New Years eve closing at 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


School and Group Visit Information

Click on the link below to access further information about school and group visits to Canterbury Roman Museum.