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The Spatha Roman sword
The Spatha Roman sword is in Hereford musuem

There's the chance to get hands-on with some history, with the CBBC Relic Trail at Hereford museum.

The trails are free and feature objects in the museum's collection that have contributed to the BBC's A History of the World project and website.

Families will have the chance to use their memory, reasoning and problem-solving skills.

For more details contact Hereford Museum on 01432 260692.

Roman sword

Hereford museum is the home of the Roman Spatha Sword, dating back to 200AD - 300AD, which was featured in the BBC's A History of the World.

The sword was found by a man walking his dog along the bank of the River Lugg.

It is one of only eight in the country - most of the others were recovered from Roman military sites or graves.

Take part

Jamie Rea, Executive Producer at CBBC said: "Bringing history to life was the inspiration for the CBBC series, and these trails give families the chance to discover the stories and personalities behind their local museum's collection.

"We hope that the families taking part will not only love the challenge of completing the Relic Trails, but will also learn something new about the objects they encounter."

The Relic Trail first came to Hereford Museum and Art Gallery during the Easter holidays.

Opening hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 1000 - 1700 and Sunday, 1000 - 1600 BST.




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