Discover the Temple of Mithras

A multi-sensory experience

Visitors at the excavation site in 1954. © The Times / News Syndication


See and experience the reconstructed remains of the Temple of Mithras. This is a faithful recreation of the ruin that was discovered in 1954 by renowned archaeologist Professor W.F. Grimes during the excavations carried out following the Blitz in 1941.

The temple has been restored to capture the mystery and intrigue of the Roman cult of Mithras, who used to meet on this site. Haze, light and the sound of footsteps, chanting and secret whispers will transport you back to London AD 240.

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