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Revealing Magna

You can support the research and conservation of Magna Roman fort. The Vindolanda Trust are looking to prevent further damage by changing climates and reveal the history of this amazing fort which has the same levels of preservation as Vindolanda.


Author: Penny Trichler

Location: Chesterholm Museum,Bardon Mill, Hexham

Target amount: £50,000.00

Amount raised: £5,147.52

Fundraise Comments: 1

Top treasures to go on display

More of Britain's top treasure are set to go on display at Vindolanda in 2020 as information contained within new documents is deciphered.


Author: Sonya Galloway

Vindolanda's top 10 finds of the decade

2010 to 2019 has been an exceptional period of discoveries at Roman Vindolanda and Dr Andrew Birley has listed his personal top 10.

New Golden Unlimited Ticket Launched

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Vindolanda Trust a new Golden Ticket for 2020 giving unlimited visits to both Roman Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum.


Author: Sonya Galloway

Our Vision

Overview of the Vindolanda Trusts aims and objectives


Author: Colin Galloway

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

Our impact


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


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


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


  • Minimus Latin Weekend

    14th & 15th March
    Don't miss our Minimus Weekend! With the help of a famous little mouse we will be celebrating the Latin language at the Roman Army Museum. Come learn why Latin was so important to the success of the Roman Army. Read more

  • Run Nation Vindolanda 10K

    20th May 2020
    A challenging 10K race on a hilly course which finishes on the spectacular site of Roman Vindolanda. This event is organised by Run Nation. 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

  • Rare Bronze Hand Discovered

    A small, child sized, and eerily life-like bronze hand has been discovered during the excavation of a Severan fort ditch at Roman Vindolanda. Read more