The Trimontium Museum Trust run a museum devoted to telling the story of The Romans in the Scottish Borders and displaying finds from, and associated with, Trimontium Roman Fort. The museum is based in Melrose, 2 miles east of Galashiels and 40 miles south of Edinburgh in the stunning Scottish Borders.
Trimontium is a 370 acre complex near the village of Newstead, one mile to the east, in the lee of the three Eildon Hills (pronounced eel-don) which dominate the area and give the fort and its associated features its Roman name Tri(um)montium – the place of the three hills.
The Trust run the museum, guided walks to the fort site, regular talks and a lecture series, special events, school and family activities. They have carried out ground breaking research and archaeology projects in the Scottish Borders and provide regular volunteering opportunities and a museum professional internship. Membership of the Trimontium Garrison, with benefits are available to all, and recently the trust has started an ambitious and state of the art redevelopment of the museum site and associated community engagement activities.