Verulamium

Interesting
Verulamium was one of the largest cities in Roman Britain. It was founded in AD 49 and rebuilt at least twice, once after being sacked in AD 61 and again in AD 155 after a major fire. The site is now a public park, called Verulamium Park. The museum provides a fascinating glimpse into Roman life. The Roman Theatre was used for religious and civil ceremonies. The hypocaust (central heating system) and remains of the fortifications are also of interest.

Useful information

Address : 

St Michael’s Street, AL3 4SW Saint Albans

Price:

5 £ (children 2.50 £)

Opening hours

10am-5.30pm, Sun 2pm-5.30pm, last admission 30min before closing

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