Our family trails will take you through the Roman Army Museum with questions to answer in each gallery as well as point you to some great artefacts and finds.

Roman Army Survival Guide: Have you got what it takes to join the Roman Army? Find out 5 top tips for surviving your time in the army and see if you can answer the questions in each gallery and end your trip with Flavius Africanus at the recruitment tent and decide whether you would like to sign up! Tell your Roman name to our staff and receive a badge or temporary tattoo to show you have joined the Roman Army!

Roman Army Museum Trail: Learn about the different types of soldiers, see the weapons and armour they would have had to carry, and explore the Wall from above with Aquila the eagle in our Edge of Empire 3D film. Test your knowledge by answering the questions on the trail. Can Flavius Africanus persuade you to join the Roman army at the end of your visit? Take home the trail and colour in all of the soldiers.

While you're here you can also have a lesson with our holographic Roman teacher Velius and watch our 20 minute 3D film about what life was life for a Roman soldier on Hadrian's Wall.

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