16 Jan 2024
13 Jan 2024
Peterborough Museum has a fantastic collection of Roman finds that tell the local Roman story of Durobrivae, from fortress to prosperous Roman town. There are four activities in this full day where pupils experience what life might have been like in Roman Britain.
Life in DurobrivaeAs Roman slaves, help prepare for a special banquet at Castor Palace including chores in the kitchen and buying food from the Durobrivae market stall.
Pottery ApprenticeLearn the skills of a Roman potter. Make a Roman pot or a face inspired by our Roman collection to take back to school unfired.
Meet a Roman surgeonMeet either a Roman surgeon to find out first hand about health and hygiene.
Archaeology DetectivesDiscover what Archaeology tells us about the Romans. Handle real Roman pottery fragments and look for evidence in the gallery.
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We offer two different Roman day sessions as part of our heritage program - one at Flag Fen and this one at the museum. At Flag Fen, you will meet a Roman soldier and Boudica as part of your day. At the museum, you will meet a Roman surgeon as part of your day. For more information on the Flag Fen session please see “Building a Roman Empire”
National Curriculum links: History, English, Art.
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