How to visit Vindolanda Roman Fort and Museum and the Roman Army Museum. This page will take you through the new systems we have in place for visiting our sites, what is open and how to visit. Read more
"Two destinations | One ticket | A great day out"
This year is going to be a tough year for all of us. Join us in celebrating 50 years of the Vindolanda Trust and please consider supporting us to get to another 50. You can buy a virtual birthday gift and contribute to our future. Thank you for your incredible support.
A recently uncovered artefact at Vindolanda sheds a new light on the Dark Ages of Britain. Hidden in the remains of a 6th century Christian church, inside the previously occupied Roman Fort, were the fragmentary remains of a lead vessel, lightly etched with symbols of early Christian iconography.
Join our 500 word writing competition based around Vindolanda's only gold coin for kids aged 5 -13. Every entrant receives a free gift and there are prizes in each age category including book tokens up to £50. The top prize is a chance to have your story narrated by Vindolanda Trust Patron Robson Green. The competition finishes 31st October 2020 enter now!
The Vindolanda Trust has two new community-based projects developed to encourage engagement with the Vindolanda Site and Museum and The Roman Army Museum during a time when physical access to them is restricted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The projects have been supported by a grant from the Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund.
Overview of the Vindolanda Trusts aims and objectives
2nd October 2020
A look at the tents the Romans would have used and in particular the tent pegs using the Vindolanda collection of artefacts, as well as a replica camp with tent and a chance to see what food might have been available for the soldiers. Read more
Vindolanda site tour at dusk. Work your way from the museum through the gardens and through the site stopping for photos and chat highlighting some of Vindolanda's features. Wearing of Christmas lights is encouraged! Read more
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
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