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5666330English Heritage: Wroxeter Roman City
DateTuesday 1st January 2019 to Sunday 31st March 2019
DescriptionWroxeter was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city. Though much still remains below ground, today the most impressive features are the 2nd-century municipal baths, and the remains of the huge wall dividing them from the exercise hall in the heart of the city. The site museum and audio tour reveal how Wroxeter worked in its heyday, and the health and beauty practices of its 5,000 citizens. In February 1859 workmen began excavating the baths complex, and by April much of the present site was exposed and thronged with fascinated visitors, including Charles Dickens. Donated by the landowner for public viewing, Wroxeter thus became one of the first archaeological visitor attractions in Britain.
Time(s)Jan 5-Mar 31, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm, times from Apr 1 to be confirmed
LocationWroxeter Roman City
Price£6.80, child £4.10, concs £6.10, family £17.70
Telephone No.01743 761330
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Wroxeter Roman City
Telephone No.01743 761330
Opening times1 Apr-31 Oct 10am-5pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.
1 Nov-29 Feb 10am-4pm Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.
1 Mar-20 Mar 10am-5pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.
Last admission 1 hour before closing time
Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
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