Decoding The Roman Dead

24/07/2021 - 09/01/2022

Colchester Castle

Included in admission

Suitable for Everyone

History, Science and Nature

About this Exhibition

Discover more about Colchester’s Roman past and uncover stories surrounding those who lived and died here almost 2000 years ago!

This family-friendly exhibition, will showcase the findings of new, cutting-edge research undertaken in partnership with the University of Reading during 2021.  

Decoding the Roman Dead has been made possible thanks to the support of Arts Council England.

Find out more about the exhibition by visiting our Decoding The Roman Dead webpage.


This event is included as part of Castle admission.

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