Corbridge Roman Town - English Heritage


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Corbridge
Northumberland
NE45 5NT
England

On the pivotal north side of the Tyne, Corbridge played a vital role in the Roman conquest of northern Britain. The fort dates from AD139, when the Emperor Antoninus Pius once more advanced the Roman frontier into Scotland. On a principal route northwards, it became a busy garrison town. The remains include a fountain house with an aqueduct, a pair of granaries and walled compounds for the military, containing barracks, temples, houses and a headquarters building with a below-ground strongroom. The extensive museum displays a rich selection of Roman finds. Corbridge is part of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site. An audio tour is now provided to guide you round the site.

Further information

Opening Hours:

21 February - 29 March 2015 Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday Closed Thursday Closed Friday Closed Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Charges:

Adult £5.60 Child (5-15 years) £3.40 Concession £5.00

Discounts:

  • English Heritage

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

Audio available for the visually impaired and those with learning difficulties. Dogs on leads only in restricted areas.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Specialist publications on collections available

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