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Roman Legionary - Arms, Armor and Archaeology

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Costumes, Educational Programs, Historical Programs and Characters, Miscellaneous, Museums, Technology

Audience Age
13 - Adult


(This is Live In-Person)

Learn about the Roman Legionary soldier during the Roman Empire in the 1st Century AD/CE, In this unique and engaging presentation, utilizing the latest Archaeological and Academic research, replicas and reconstructions of Roman artifacts, arms, armor and material culture, and can include a hands-on/try-on experience. (depending on time and space available)

Optionally, the program can be shortened to 15-20 minutes to open up for a Q&A for a more interactive experience.

(note new email address:


$290 for a single program, up to 1 hour in length.  Additional charges for mileage/tolls/parking may apply.

$400 for more than 2 programs / for the day
(this is suggested for schools to accomodate mutiple classes)

(note new email address:

Group Size
up to 100

Program Length
30 minutes to 1 Hour

Facility Requirements

(Live Program) 1 table for display items, apx. 10 feet square minimum, 12 foot ceiling for movement. Auditorium, gym or classroom (private changing area for presenter requested)

Parking adjacent to performance area / access to backstage, etc. requested.

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Reproduction weapons will not be handled by the audience at any time; wooden practice weapons will be utilized and will be under direct supervision by the presenter. Optionally reproduction artifacts such as helmets, armor, wax tablets, etc. may be brought to be examined and handled.

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Performer’s Contact Information

Andy Volpe: Art & History

Andrew Volpe
34 Douglas Rd
Bldg. B Red Brick Mill
Whitinsville, MA 01588
 (508) 344-5764
Preferred Contact Method: Email

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