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Hidden Lindum Colonia – Visit Posterngate

We are excited to include a visit to Posterngate within our new Hidden Lindum Colonia project. The project will eventually showcase twelve sites of Roman Lincoln and form a digital and real tour of the city.

The Posterngate site was uncovered during excavations in the 1970s. It was a gateway that gave access to Roman Lincoln from the river. It is widely thought that the route was used by merchants and traders when Lincoln’s waterside was a bustling port.

For Summer 2022 we are excited to bring you our new guided tours of Posterngate:

  1. Guided tours will begin with a talk about the Hidden Lindum Colonia project and set the scene for Posterngate in the main gallery of The Collection Museum (10-15 minutes)
  2. We will then walk to Posterngate on Saltergate (5 minutes away) to enter the hidden gateway
  3. A talk at the Posterngate site (30 minutes)
  4. Guided tours will end at the Posterngate site

Please note:

Tour dates for Summer 2022

On the following dates there will be a guided tour at 11am and at 2pm.

Places are limited to 20 visitors per tour.

Tickets are £4.10 and require pre booking online or at the Collection reception

More dates will follow for Autumn/Winter.

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