Welcome to the Museum of Antiquities' Virtual Mithraeum.


Explore the ruins of the 3rd century temple to the Roman god Mithras at Carrawburgh on Hadrians Wall, and the reconstruction on display in the Museum of Antiquities at the University of Newcastle, through Virtual Reality. If any object interests as you look around just click on the relevant hotspots to learn more about that object. 

The Museum of Antiquities is situated within the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Why don't you visit us to see the real objects from Carrawburgh and other Mithraea on Hadrian's Wall? If you are visiting Hadrian's wall don't forget to call in at Carrawburgh to see the ruined Mithraeum. The site, which is run by English Heritage, can be reached by the B6318 - Look for the large car park on the left as you travel from Chesters to Housteads. Both the Museum and the site have free entry.