Commanding Officer's House

How did the Commanding Officer of Arbeia live compared to the rest of his troops?

Roman civilians sitting in the Commanding Officer's House



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10am - 5pm

Tuesday 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 10am - 5pm

Thursday 10am - 5pm

Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 11am - 4pm

Sunday 1 - 4pm

Free entry


The 4th century Commanding Officer's house has been partially rebuilt and includes some of the original foundations and floor.

See how the Commanding Officer lived and entertained guests. Explore the rooms he would sleep and eat in and see the magnificent palisade, summer dining room and fresco paintings that adorn the walls.