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Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius, built when Colchester was the first Roman capital of Britain, the Castle Museum today reveals many fascinating layers of history to...more
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Hubby and I just popped in here to kill some time and was so impressed with what we found. The information and displays were excellent. So much more to look at than we thought there was going to be. We were approached by a volunteer...More
They were both built by Gundulf of Rochester, and this is not the only thing Colchester Castle’s sharing. It’s built on top of Colchester’s Roman temple, burnt down by Boudica’s revolt in the 60s. First century. Which means it is ‘the’ place of Colchester –...More
This museum is made for kids. Every detail is put to educate kids and get as much involved in it. This includes medieval costumes, cooking bowls, interactive screen, touchable exhibitions. The place provides as well video explanations and great dungeons. It is great as well...More
We really enjoyed our visit to Colchester Castle. The museum was really well laid out, with well kept displays, lots of information and incredible artefacts - some more than 3000 years old! There was also loads of interactive and fun stuff for children to do...More
Lovely way to spend a couple of hours - staff very helpful and exhibits laid out beautifully and clearly labelled. The building itself is in wonderful condition and quite awesome and the whole is set in a lovely, extensive park which is well maintained and...More
Visited today, excellent museum lots of the kids to touch they live the arch building. We had some questions and they couldn't have been more helpful, so knowledgeable and interesting. Thank you the boys loved it!