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People on a tour at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Address

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
101 Lower Thames Street EC3R 6DL

Accessibility

​The site is located in the basement of an office block. The only access is via a staircase (2, 9 and 3 steps).

Opening hours

​The site can only be accessed during a tour or through prior arrangement

Public tours

Held on Saturdays between 1 April and 30 November 

Tours run at 11am, 12noon and 1pm*

*On 9 November, tours run at 12noon, 1pm and 2pm

Admission

£9 (£7 concs) plus booking fee

Beneath the curious cobbled pathways of the Square Mile lies a rich Roman history surviving 2,000 years of building, fires and bombings.

Lower Thames Street is home to one of Roman London’s most fascinating remains. The Billingsgate Roman Bathhouse was discovered in 1848, and is now open to the public every Saturday from April to November. Explore this fascinating insight into ancient life in the City on a 45-min guided tour and discover the remains of the Roman Bathhouse which lies hidden beneath office buildings.

Booking

Online booking for individual tours

For groups and private tours, email Billingsgate Bathhouse

Tickets include a booking fee and must be booked in advance

Schools and Universities

Schools can visit the Roman house and baths for a workshop tied in to the Key Stage 2 Roman Britain history topic. Workshops cost £120 per class and last 1.5 hours. There is an indoor lunch space (children sit on mats on the floor) and toilets.

University and college groups studying classics, ancient history or archaeology at further or higher education are welcome to visit. Email Billingsgate Bathhouse to enquire.

Dual-site visit with the London Mithraeum Bloomberg Space

FREE, available on 11 March and 6 May 2020

Explore both the Temple of Mithras and Billingsgate Roman House and Baths on a dual-site whole-day visit with your class. We will walk you between venues. To book visit the London Mithraeum website.

Dual-site visit with London’s Roman Amphitheatre

FREE, available on 12 March 2020

Explore both the public and private side of Roman life at London’s Roman Amphitheatre and Billingsgate Roman House and Baths on this dual-site whole-day school visit. We will walk you between the venues. To book phone 020 7332 3870 or email the Learning team.

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