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Dewa Roman Experience

Peirpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NL, England
+44 1244 343407
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Pretty boring

Me and my partner paid into Dewa expecting an interesting insight into Roman history. However the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Rebecca B
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Smaller than expected

A good way to pass an hour or so . Expected to see and do more. Not as good as Jorvic Viking centre... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
Bernadette T
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Peirpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NL, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner paid into Dewa expecting an interesting insight into Roman history. However the place was quiet with an unclean, somber atmosphere, there were parts of the museum that were left unfinished. When going around you are expected to read large boards of...More

2  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 16 October 2015

A good way to pass an hour or so . Expected to see and do more. Not as good as Jorvic Viking centre in Youk but enjoyable and informative

1  Thank Bernadette T
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We took our children to the Dewa Experience many years ago so we were so pleased to find it again and there is evne more to see now. Don't go expecting anything other than a chance to look at the excavations and to read about...More

2  Thank JENNYScunthorpe
Reviewed 19 September 2015

You may see "Legionaires" marching around town with school children in costume, they are having a grand time. This museum is available after noon for the public. It is very comprehensive with displays that will please all ages.

1  Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Well laid out displays. You were able to take your time going around. Some hands on exhibits that would be good for young children.

1  Thank Archibald O
Reviewed 8 September 2015

So visited Chester with bunch of my friends and wanted some pictures with a Roman soldier and came across DEWA!!! Perfect!! We loved our visit to the museum, it's filled with awesome and friendly staff! Particularly Ryan, we love you Ryan!! Thank you so much...More

2  Thank HallyDy
Reviewed 7 September 2015

A bit small and dated but still interesting. The kids enjoyed trying on the roman outfits and locking each other in jail. Expected a bit more for my money though.

Thank gypsypea
Reviewed 2 September 2015

There is so much to see in here. You start the experience in a room with a sound recording of the master of a Roman galley arriving at Chester describing life aboard ship. Then you move to a mock-up of a street in Roman Chester....More

1  Thank markwilkinson86
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We visited this experience Bank Holiday Monday and I'm shocked by the bad reviews. We didn't have any children with us but it was enjoyable and very interesting. The experience was interactive, insightful and realistic. Both of us enjoyed the 'play on the senses' and...More

Thank GandBTravels
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Did not know what to expect. Whilst there are some areas that can be improved, both ourselves and granddaughter (9 yrs old) found it interesting. As parents\grandparents you must be willing to spend time explaining the significance of the excavations and other aspects of the...More

Thank MarathonBillybobs
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Wendy59B
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Response from GBtasteful | Reviewed this property |
As per the previous comment - it doesn't spring to mind that the venue could accommodate your situation but do give them a call. Enjoy your stay.
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