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Foundation Phase

National Roman Legion Museum

Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Blood, sweat and tears: The life of a Roman soldier

National Roman Legion Museum

Discover what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army. Take a closer look at the weapons and armour that they used.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Foundation Phase

Toys and Games

National Roman Legion Museum

Learning through play, discover what games were played by Roman children. Explore toys through the ages to see how they may have changed over time.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Subject to availability
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2
FreeSelf-led

Colouring sheets

National Roman Legion Museum

Study Roman mosaics and animals to create your own designs.

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2
FreeSelf-led

Roman soldiers

National Roman Legion Museum

Match the soldiers to the weapons and armour, using the models in the gallery to help you.

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.