Students looking at money

School workshop   What did the Romans use as money?  

Booking information

To book

Phone: +44 (0)20 7323 8181

Ticket Desk, Great Court

Tickets cost £60

Payment required when booking.

Cancellation and no-show charges apply. See Terms and conditions.

Students explore how the Romans developed a monetary system and identify similarities and differences with modern money.

By handling real items in the collection and exploring Room 68, students will have the opportunity to discover and understand the development of money in Roman Britain and its role in society around the world.

Ages: 7–11 (KS2)

Curriculum links: History and financial education 

Maximum group: 32

Session time: 90 minutes

Session dates

October 2019
  • Monday 7 October 10.30 and 12.30
November 2019
  • Monday 11 November 10.30 and 12.30
December 2019
  • Monday 2 December 10.30 and 12.30
January 2020
  • Monday 20 January 10.30 and 12.30
February 2020
  • Friday 7 February 10.30 and 12.30
March 2020
  • Monday 2 March 10.30 and 12.30
  • Monday 16 March 10.30 and 12.30
April 2020
  • Monday 27 April 10.30 and 12.30
May 2020
  • Thursday 14 May 10.30 and 12.30
June 2020
  • Monday 8 June 10.30 and 12.30
  • Monday 22 June 10.30 and 12.30
July 2020
  • Friday 3 July 10.30 and 12.30