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Colchester Castle Museum

Castle Park, High St, COLCHESTER, CO1 1TJ

The largest Norman castle keep in Europe - built over the remains of the magnificent Roman Temple of Claudius which was destroyed by Boudicca in AD60. Colchester was the first capital of Roman Britain, and the archaeological collections are among the finest in the country. Please telephone or visit website for details of a range of events held throughout the year.

Further information

Tel: 01206 282939
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£7.20 (ch & concessions £4.75). Family (2ad+2ch) or (1ad+3ch) £20. Booked guided tours £3 (ch £1.50). Groups 12+ discount available

Opening times

Open Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 (last admissions 4.30)
Average visit 2hrs




Partly accessible. Roman vaults not accessible
Induction loops, level/ramped floors

Colchester Castle Museum

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