Roman Week

Calling all Centurions! Transport yourself back to Ancient Rome during February half-term at Congleton Museum.

With a different activity on each day from Tuesday 20th – Sunday 25th February, there will be fun Roman themed activities available for the entire family.

You can expect arts and crafts, REAL Roman soldiers, explore what life was like in Roman Cheshire 2,000 years ago and so much more! There will be lots of interactive activities to take part in.


Tuesday 20th – Roman archaeology handling session

Wednesday 21st – Paint your own wooden sword or shield (£3)*

Thursday 22nd – Centurions ROME’in around the museum, meet real Roman soldiers

Friday 23rd – Write your name in Roman numerals and dress-up activities

Saturday 24th – All Roads Lead to Rome, interactive session about Roman life with object handling

Sunday 25th – Hidden Treasure, a talk on the Roman Hoards in Congleton Museum (2pm)

*Charges apply, £3 per craft, the activity is optional on this day. This is the only charged event during Roman Week, charges cover the cost of materials. All other activities during Roman Week are free of charge. The museum is free admission.

All activities will take place upstairs in the museum and are on all day, last admission is 3.45pm. On Thursday 22nd February, the Romans will ROME around the museum all day.

Daily 20th - 25th Feb 2024, 5 hrs 45 mins
Congleton Museum
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  • Guide Dogs
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Visually Impaired