This week is Twitter’s International Museum Week which celebrates the many museums and galleries across the world that make valuable contributions to the arts, history and culture of so many countries. Corinium Museum is a fantastic multi-award winning museum in Cirencester. (It won the Cotswolds Tourism Award Small Visitor Attraction of the Year in 2015) The Roman Town of Corinium (which we know today as Cirencester) was the second largest town in Roman Britain and contained a rich collection of Roman antiquities. Many of these treasures are on show in the museum today.
Corinium Museum offers inspiring glimpses into Roman Life. This is combined with a range of interactive hands on activities which bring history to life. Visitors can experience life as a Roman, admire stunning mosaics up close and peek through the window of a Roman House. Corinium Museum also have an award winning app which includes a museum tour, town tour and learning zone. It is a perfect way for visitors to Cirencester to learn more about Roman History. For more details
Corinium Museum lay on a range of Children’s workshops – in April you can choose from mini-mosaics, incredible insects, and a hare on a bag. Booking is essential for these workshops so do ring ahead!
A visit to Corinium Museum is a perfect activity for a day when the weather might not be as sunny as you would like! The museum is open from 10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday and 2pm – 4pm on Sundays.