Roman Army Museum, Brampton
OS Grid ref:- NY 528610
The Roman Army Museum at Brampton is the largest of the museums covering the history of Hadrian's Wall. The museum occupies the site of Carvoran Roman Fort.
The museum features real 3D technology in its film theatre, the Eagle's Eye projection, an animated film covers the construction of Hadrian's Wall. Interactive displays enable visitors to understand what life was like for soldiers on this northern frontier. In the Latin classroom, a teacher is conjured from the past using a hologram to give an entertaining lesson in maths and morals.
The museum also houses unique Roman artefacts including the only surviving Roman helmet crest and a set of four Roman horse shoes.
In 20 rich immersive minutes visitors can soar like an eagle across the majestic Northumberland landscape, over Hadrianís Wall and through a thousand years of history.
To the east, 800 metres away, Walltown Crags affords superb views of Hadrian's Wall.
Images courtesy of Paul Johnson. Image Copyright Paul Johnson 2019