Explorer pack - for Amphitheatre and Barracks
This replica Roman satchel contains instructions, information and objects designed to help your group understand how the Romans used the amphitheater and barracks. Objects include Roman coins, caltrops and sponges on sticks.
The satchel can be borrowed in exchange for a deposit (credit card/ cheque / £30 cash).
You can download the instructions to read through before your visit below.
Walking with Romans
Experience the Amphitheatre, Barracks with your own Roman guide. Find out what life was like in the fortress nearly 2,000 years ago.
Weapons and Armour!
Discover what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army. In this visit to
our reconstructed barrack room a costumed facilitator will show you the weapons
and armour that the Romans used to fight off the Celts. Pupils also dress-up in
replica children’s armour.
The First World War Education Project
The National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales are leading a project to produce education resources for schools to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. As part of this project we are using items from the collections of both institutions to create digital teaching resources for Hwb.