Novium Museum

Museum in Chichester

Novium Museum Chichester
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Built atop the remnants of a Roman bathhouse, the Novium Museum provides a captivating glimpse into the daily life of Roman Britain, dating back approximately 2,000 years.

Situated in the centre of the historic city, this museum is a must-visit attraction that offers free admission. Inside, visitors can explore engaging exhibits showcasing mosaics, artefacts, and discoveries made during excavations conducted at the site.

Among the highlights is the tomb of an Iron Age warrior, along with temporary exhibits featuring fascinating collections borrowed from other museums. The museum also houses a convenient on-site shop. An added treat for visitors is the breath-taking panoramic view of Chichester and its cathedral from the museum’s rooftop.

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Visiting Novium Museum


Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4.30pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

Address: The Novium Museum, Tower Street, Chichester, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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