Family Activity: an activity morning on the Roman fort site

Thursday 4th August at 10.30am

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The activities are designed for families with children between the ages of 6 and 14; children need to be accompanied by at least one adult.

This session lasts approximately 2 hours.

The price of £5.00 per adult or child includes take-home activities.

The museum will be hosting two days of Roman activities for families during the school holidays.

Did you know that the Romans lived in Malton for over 400 years?

Find out some amazing facts about what went on at the fort site and in the town which grew up along-side the fort.

Was life difficult for the soldiers on the fort? What did they eat and drink?

We will tell you about some of the characters who lived at the fort and other stories which help us to understand what life might have been like all those years ago.

How do archaeologists interpret what they find underground?

On day 2 you can have a go at being an archaeologist with some real Roman finds.

There are no toilet or refreshment facilities on site at the fort.
The ground is very uneven in places so please wear suitable footwear and take care when moving about.
In hot weather, there is little shade, please bring some water to drink with you.

Meeting point
Please meet by the entrance to Orchard Fields on Old Maltongate

How to Book
To book this event go to our booking page: Choose your Event

Any Enquires
Email us: [email protected], or phone: 01653 691262