Open 7 days a week 10am-4.30pm. NEW IMMERSIVE TRIMONTIUM EXPERIENCE NOW LIVE & TAKING BOOKINGS ! Find out more

Trimontium Roman fort has a unique place in the history of Iron Age Scotland

The Trimontium Museum is in the heart of Melrose in the Scottish Borders. We tell the story of Trimontium, the largest Roman fort and settlement north of Hadrian’s Wall, and the interaction between the invading Romans and the native Iron Age tribes they encountered. Visit our museum to find out more.

An excited, smiling boy is wearing an Oculus virtual reality headset, facing forward. Behind him is a virtual Roman fort and landscape of fields and hills.

The Trimontium Experience is LIVE!

An immersive experience combining VR, experienced staff and museum collections, the Trimontium Experience is where Roman Scotland meets the 21st century! Get ready to explore the frontier like never before. Sessions run 7 days a week, 4x per day.

Museum opening times

Trimontium Museum is open 7 days a week from 10:00am – 4:30pm (last entry 3:45pm)

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Join our Hands on

History sessions!

Have you ever tried on a piece of Iron Age jewellery? Do you know what Romans used a sponge on a stick for? After attending our Hands on History sessions, you’ll be the expert! We run two Hands on History sessions every week from April 2024.

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Support our work by becoming a Member!

Annual and Life Memberships come with a legion of perks including free museum entry and attendance of our local history walks, discounts in our shop, and priority booking for our popular monthly talk series. Becoming a Member helps ensure that, as a charity, we can continue telling the story of Roman Scotland for years to come.


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View and purchase some of the amazing products we sell in our gift shop right here on our website.

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