National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon

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Cymru oedd ei cadarnle pellaf yr Ymerodraeth Rufeinig. Yn OC75, sefydlodd y Rhufeiniaid caer yng Nghaerllion a fyddai'n gwarchod yr ardal am dros 200 o flynyddoedd. Camwch nôl mewn amser yn Amgueddfa Lleng Rufeinig Cymru ac archwiliwch fywyd yn un o allorsafoedd pellennig yr Ymerodraeth Rufeinig.

Wales was the furthest outpost of the Roman Empire. In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Step back in time at the National Roman Legion Museum and explore life in a far-flung outpost of the mighty Roman Empire.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Small museum well looked after that from the idea of the life of the legionaries and Roman settlers in Britain. Very pretty garden and reconstruction of the barracks of soldiers. Worth a visit, looked at free admission.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Well worth a visit and it's free. Visitors can pick up audio units to give more information. There are lots of exhibits and in the barrack room there is a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic young man...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Headed to South Wales as my 6 year old son has a sudden interest in Romans. Found this place after a quick online search and I was amazed. We had a great day at the old bathhouse ruins and the museum....  more »
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  • Lots of information and artefacts to see, the coffin (see photos) was especially interesting. Just lacks more interactive information, but as it is free to enter can't really complain.
  • Great little village with interesting roman ruins and museum. Cheap food in the bull pub.
  • We stopped in here to break up the journey from London to Llanelli, and have to say we were impressed, free entry with very nicely put together exhibits and gift shop. You can get around the whole place in hour, an ideal stop of point if you are planning other adventures in the area.
  • Interesting place if you like history and it's free
  • Small but informative museum. Worth a visit because it's free to enter and is a nice place to spend half an hour to an hour in.

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