Deva Roman Experience

Big Heritage Experiences

Available to 1 March 2025

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Book Deva Roman Experience tickets and discover Chester's only actor-led experience

Get ready to take a voyage into the past as you delve 2000 years into the past to Roman Britannia, where the fortress of DEVA Victrix is welcoming visitors near, far and wide...

Join the legion to help expand the mighty Roman Empire - right in the heart of Chester.

There's so many things to do at the Deva Roman Experience

Discover Roman Chester the right way, by putting yourself right in the middle of it all, rather than just looking through glass:

  • Explore a meticulously-designed and historically-accurate set
  • Discover the talented ensemble of characters as they immerse you into Roman Chester
  • Be transported to the Roman bath house and market street as you're surrounded by stunning visuals
  • Visit the Roman ampitheatre and watch Gladiators fight to the death!
  • With seven experienced actor-led shows for a truly immersive environment
  • Enjoy special effects to help you see, hear and smell the authenticity of the Roman Empire
  • Witness cutting-edge projection mapping for a truly Roman experience
  • Observe real onsite archaeology and get up-close to genuine Roman artefacts

Will you adjust to the Roman way of life, or remain a measly pleb in the ways of the Emperor?

What do I need to know about the Deva Roman Experience?

  • Opening Hours:
  • Term Times: Saturday & Sunday, 11am - 4pm.
  • Half Term Times: Everyday, 11am - 4pm. 
  • Warning: Strobe lighting, water splashes, loud noises and bad smells will be used during your visit. 

"At the DEVA Roman Experience, my friend and I had the best time ever! We were taken back in time to the Roman era as soon as we arrived. We watched seven shows to learn about Roman history, culture, and daily life. The Boat and Defend Deva were our two favourite shows. The immersive quality and close attention to detail made for an extremely enjoyable experience. Each element, including the architecture of the building, was carefully planned to give it a more authentic feel." - TripAdvisor

Book Deva Roman Experience tickets now for one of the best immersive events in Chester!


Bridge Street,
Cheshire CH1
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How to find us

Address: Deva Roman Experience, Pierpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1NL

What3Words: insist.monday.lunch

By Public Transport:

  • Chester Railway Station: 20 minutes walk away
  • Chester Bus Interchange: 10 minutes walk away
  • Parking: NCP Pepper Street, Grosvenor Shopping Centre
  • Toilets
  • Parking nearby
  • Food and drink nearby

Yes, the Deva Roman Experience in Chester is wheelchair.

However, some corners may be challenging for larger groups, and the venue may only be able to accommodate 1-2 wheelchairs per group. 

The Deva Roman Experience has been created to educate families, couples and friends, whilst providing an exciting and interactive show for all ages. 

However, due to the nature of some special effects, some children may find this frightening. To get the most out of your experience, Deva Roman Experience recommends the attraction for ages 8+.

Unfortunately, there is no cafe onsite at the Deva Roman Experience, but the team recommend visiting the Rainbow Tea Rooms which is located around the corner on Bridge Street.

The actor-led show lasts for around 45 minutes with time to explore the authentic archaeology section 'The Dig' at your own leisure.

There is also a hands-on room full of fun activities, dress up and photo opportunities.

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