Now Open! Vindolanda's Wooden Underworld Gallery & Activity Centre
Just 10 months
after the initial ground work started on site the ‘Unlocking Vindolanda’s
Wooden Underworld’ project is now complete and has opened to the public. The new gallery has special
display cases which not only allow temperature and humidity to be kept at safe
levels but are also large enough to accommodate some of the current and future giant
wooden objects. The project was supported by a £1.3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
also hear the incredible survival story of the collection – from the science
behind how they lasted two millennia to their conservation and the research
that is uncovering their origins.
In addition to the gallery there is also an activity centre where a range of exciting events are planned throughout the year. Take a look at our events page to see what is happening next.