Museum, Ruin sights in England
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A fantastic expose of everyday life under the Romans, the displays at Verulamium Museum include household objects, legionaries’ armour, statuary, jewellery, glassware and grave goods. The highlight, however, is the Mosaic Room, where five superb mosaic floors, uncovered between 1930 and 1955, are laid out, the most splendid of which is the Shell Mosaic. You can also see re-creations of Roman rooms, and learn about life in the settlement through interactive and audiovisual displays. Every second weekend, the museum is ‘invaded’ by Roman soldiers who demonstrate the tactics and tools of the Roman army.
Adjacent Verulamium Park has remains of a basilica, bathhouse and…