Roman helmet goes on display

A Roman helmet found on a farm in Cumbria three years ago has been showcased to the public for the first time in Carlisle.

Advertisement

Helmet's return is "like a dream come true"

With just two days to go until a rare Roman helmet goes on display in Cumbria, ITV Border has been given a first glimpse.

The Crosby Garrett helmet was found in a field near Penrith and sold at auction to a mystery buyer for more than two million pounds.

It will be on public display at Carlisle's Tullie House Museum for three months from this weekend.

Crosby Garrett helmet goes on display

A Roman helmet found on a farm in Cumbria three years ago will go on display in the county for the first time later this week.

The Crosby Garrett helmet - named after the village where it was found - is going to be shown at Carlisle's Tullie House Museum from Friday.

The third century helmet was found on farmland near Penrith three years ago by a metal detector enthusiast.

It will remain on display until the end of January.