It was very awesome. My favourite topic is the Roman army, so a museum devoted to it is a dream come true. The museum was actually smaller than I expected, but it more than made up for it in the quality of the items there. In particular, I was very taken with this item on the left, the only surviving crest from a centurion's helmet, which was found at Vindolanda. The museum covered quite well all of the basics of life in the army, and while I'd have liked some more detailed information at times, it was still certainly an excellent place to go and well worth the visit - if for the centurion's crest alone! I finished at the museum earlier than I'd expected, and wasn't sure where to go next.
However, one of the displays had mentioned that Hadrian's Wall (which I hadn't seen yet) was only a short distance from the museum, so I went on a walk to find it! It wasn't too difficult to find, but it was slightly harder getting up to it. This section of wall was built along a rocky outcrop for defence and intimidation, and so there was a bit of a climb before you got to the wall. It was well worth it though, as the views were amazing from the top (and certainly aren't done justice in the photo). I'll admit I had a bit of fun stepping across the wall and going 'in the empire, out of the empire', but I couldn't resist the opportunity... It was good being able to go back and see the wall again, and all in all, t'was a great day of discovery.