Corinium Museum
(1936-present)

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The Corinium Museum in the Cotswold town of Cirencester in England has a large collection of objects found in and around the locality. The bulk of the exhibits are from the Roman town of Corinium Dobunnorum, but the museum includes material from as early as the Neolithic and all the way up to Victorian times. The museum has a collection of 2nd- and 4th-century Roman mosaic floors and carvings, as well other Roman objects, large and small. The building, which was built in the mid 18th century, was previously a house.

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Abberley House & Corinium Museum Built by John Cripps as a town house C.1765. Later used by the YMCA. Purchased in 1936 by the Bathurst and Cripps families and given to Cirencester Urban District Council to house the Corinium Museum, removed from Tetbury Road. In 1938 a purpose-built single-storey museum building was opened in the garden at the rear to house the Bathurst and Cripps collections of local antiquities.

Corinium Museum, Castle Street, Cirencester, United Kingdom where it sited (1936)