NEW MUSEUM is now OPEN – To book online use TICKET tab at the top of the page
The Trimontium Museum Trust run a NEW purpose built museum in Melrose devoted to telling the story of The Romans in the Scottish Borders and displaying finds from, and associated with, Trimontium Roman Fort at nearby Newstead.. The museum is based in Melrose, 2 miles east of Galashiels and 40 miles south of Edinburgh in the stunning Scottish Borders.
Trimontium fort site is a 370 acre complex near the village of Newstead, one mile to the east of the museum & Melrose, 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 their NEW 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 multiple benefits are available to all, and can be accessed here or via the JOIN & DONATE button at the top of the screen.