Awesome archaeology at Vivacity Peterborough Museum
East | Cambridgeshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
Periods: Prehistory, Romans
Hands-on activityFinds identification or archaeological skillsGuided walk or tourRe-enactment or demonstrationFamily fun

Get hands on with the past and try your hand at being an awesome archaeologist for the day!
Travel back in time in our Bronze Age roundhouse and try traditional dyeing around the fire, uncover artefacts thousands of years old in The Big Dig Tent’s excavation pits, and have a go with our replica Bronze Age tools. Plus there’ll be fun crafts and trails for the whole family to enjoy.

Event details

Organiser: hosted by Vivacity
Booking details: You do not need to book this event
Fee details: £5 children, £8 adults, £20 families

Dates and times

Sat 29th Jul 2017 10:00-17:00 — Sun 30th Jul 2017 10:00-17:00
Additional times information
Last entry at 16:00.

Venues and locations

Flag Fen Archaeology Park
The Droveway
Northey Road
Peterborough
PE6 7QJ


Tel: 01733 864 663
Email: museum@vivacity-peterborough.com
Directions: Flag Fen can be accessed by bicycle and foot via the Green Wheel (approximately 5 miles or 1.5 hours from Peterborough Railway and Bus Station on foot and 45 minutes by bicycle). Unfortunately, there is no bus route to Flag Fen. Taxis from the City Centre cost approximately £8 each way. By car Flag Fen can be accessed from Junction 5 of the A1139 or via the B1040 from Whittlesey or Thorney, turning at the Dog in the Doublet Pub. Brown signs direct travellers from Peterborough but not from Whittlesey or Thorney. Please be aware that some satellite navigation systems have, in the past, sent visitors to the wrong address when using Flag Fen’s postcode. We recommend you check your directions against the map on our website.

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