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TOUR: EXCAVATING A NEOLITHIC HENGE - Marden Henge and the Wiltshire Museum
Friday, 01 July, 2016

TOUR: EXCAVATING A NEOLITHIC HENGE - Marden Henge and the Wiltshire Museum

Marden Henge is the third 'super-henge' in Wiltshire, alongside Stonehenge and Avebury. In July 2016 there is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about prehistory and these enigmatic henges before a visit to see the site being excavated by archaeologists from the University of Reading.

Available on selected dates from 7 July 24 July (excluding Fridays).

If you are interesting in bringing a group of 8 or more, then please contact us to see how we can help.

A specialist Archaeology tour which starts by exploring the award-winning galleries of the Wiltshire Museum. The Museum will also have a special exhibition about the excavations at Marden Henge featuring some of the finds from previous seasons.

After lunch there will be a guided tour of the excavations - with a chance to see archaeologists in action and to find out about the latest discoveries.

10.30 - Visit Wiltshire Museum, tea/coffee served on arrival. Museum specialist tour
12pm - Lunch at the Museum or a local pub
1.30pm - Depart for the archaeological site at Marden Henge with a member of Wiltshire Museum staff (duration 2 hours).


Book your place for "Excavating a Neolithic Henge" using our Yapsody event booking service.

Cost:   40 (35 WANHS members)
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