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Altars back in the landscape

Replica altars to the Roman God Jupiter Dolichenus placed back in religious shrine at Vindolanda enabling visitors to see them in their original setting for the first time in 1,800 years.

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Severan Skulls

Dr Trudi Buck takes a closer look at the human skull unearthed during the 2018 excavation of the Severan fort ditch at Vindolanda.

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Author: Sonya Galloway

Vindolanda Archaeology Centre

We have launched an ambitious campaign to raise funds towards a much needed on site excavation and post-excavation facility at Roman Vindolanda. The Robin Birley Archaeology Centre will replace three wooden sheds which are sadly in a state of disrepair with a purpose built centre which can be used all year round. Can you help us?

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Location: vindolanda,Chesterholm Museum, Hexham

Target amount: £100,000.00

Amount raised: £15,369.71

Fundraise Comments: 3

Guided Tours Magna

28th July - 1st September
Make the most of your visit to the Roman Army Museum by joining one of our free guided tours of the fort Magna. Explore the rugged lanscape that once held an impressive Roman fort.

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Author: Penny Trichler

Location: Roman Army Museum,Greenhead, Brampton

Our Vision

Overview of the Vindolanda Trusts aims and objectives

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Author: Colin Galloway

Location: The Vindolanda Trust, Chesterholm Museum,Westwood, Hexham

Our impact

24%

We estimate that only 24% of Vindolanda has been excavated, meaning we have another 150 years of excavating to go!

5,000,000

Since the Vindolanda Trust opened its doors to visitors in 1970 over 5 million people have visited our two sites.

47

The Vindolanda Trust employs 47 local staff, one of the largest tourism employers in Tynedale.

Events

  • Vile Vindolanda

    26th October - 3rd November
    Join one of our specially themed Vile Vindolanda tours and find out all about the some of the gross and gruesome things that went on in Roman times. Read more

  • Guided Tours Vindolanda

    6th April - 22nd September
    Make the most of your visit to Vindolanda by joining one of our Free guided tours. Read more

News

  • Robin Birley 1935-2018

    It is with immense sadness that The Vindolanda Trust announces the death of Robin Birley, founder Director of the Trust, on the evening of Wednesday August 29th 2018. Read more

  • Altars back in the landscape

    Replica altars to the Roman God Jupiter Dolichenus placed back in religious shrine at Vindolanda enabling visitors to see them in their original setting for the first time in 1,800 years. Read more