Chesters Roman Fort and Museum


Chesters Roman Fort is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters.

Discover an amazing collection of Roman objects and inscriptions in the Clayton Museum, newly updated in 2016. You’ll find hundreds of ancient artefacts beautifully displayed with e-readers to guide you around the John Clayton museum.  

Take part in a family trail, Chesters Fort Takeover. You’ll assume the role of a Roman character and learn all about Romans and the 2000 year old site as you explore.

Relax in Chesters Tearoom, where you can enjoy cakes and light snacks including sandwiches and soups.

Chesters Roman Fort hosts a range of exciting events throughout the year. Be sure to take your kids to ‘How to be a Roman Soldier’ or enjoy a display from the Roman Cavalry. Full details are on the English Heritage website.

Visiting Chesters Roman Fort is FREE to English Heritage Members.

Opening Times

Open New Year
24 February - 31 March 2020 (24 Feb 2020 - 31 Mar 2020)

* Christmas opening hours at Chesters Roman Fort:
Closed: Mon 23, Tue 24, Wed 25 December
Open: Boxing Day (10am- 4pm)
Closed Mon 30 December
Open: New Year's Eve and New Year's Day (10am - 4pm)
Closed: Thu 2, Fri 3 January 2020



Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.20 per ticket type
Child (5-17 years)£4.30 per ticket type
Concession£6.50 per ticket type
Family (2 adults, 3 children)£18.70 per ticket type

FREE to English Heritage Members.

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