Wroxeter Roman City Excavation Tours

DATE

Wed 10 Jul – Tue 30 Jul 2024 (excluding Saturdays) 

TIME

11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

LOCATION

Wroxeter Roman City 

SUITABLE FOR

Families

Archaeological excavations are taking place at Wroxeter Roman City in July 2024 and a limited number of places are available for tours of the excavations.

The excavations are located in the centre of Wroxeter Roman City around the Victorian farm buildings and adjacent to the visitor centre, close to the Forum and Baths. This spot is thought to be the location of Viroconium’s main public temple.

Discover what the archaeologists have uncovered on a guided tour of the city and the dig. Tours will take place Sunday to Friday (excluding Saturdays), at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm, from 10 July until 30 July. They will last for one hour and include an introduction to the Roman Basilica and Baths followed by a visit to the excavation trenches. Since this is a working area, tours are limited to allow the excavations to be completed within a strict time frame.

The excavations are being undertaken by the University of Birmingham, Vianova Archaeology & Heritage Services, and Albion Archaeology.

Parking is available next to the visitor centre and in an overflow car park in a field to the south. Come to the Visitor Centre to show your ticket, and you will be directed to the meeting point for the tour. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the tour starts.

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Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free

Price Notes

Tours are free but admission to the site is required.

Members get free entry to the site but still need to reserve tour tickets.

Please bring your booking confirmation with you on the day.

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How to book

Free tour tickets can be booked on the enhance your visit page. Please bring your booking confirmation with you on the day. If you're a member, you'll also need to bring your membership card.

How to find us

Property: Wroxeter Roman City
Address: Wroxeter Roman City, Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, SY5 6PH
Location: near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West Midlands

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