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Address: Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
Phone Number: 01243 785859
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Interesting afternoon, though rather cold!

Visited here last Saturday. It's been improved a little since I was last there. On buying our tickets the very helpful lady at the desk told us where to find everything and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
pearcey4
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Visited here last Saturday. It's been improved a little since I was last there. On buying our tickets the very helpful lady at the desk told us where to find everything and advised us as to the best order to see everything in. We took her advice and went to see the short film about the discovery of the site,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Hubby and I had been meaning to visit Fishbourne for the best part of 10 years and finally got round to it this week. It did not disappoint! The staff are very helpful, the free guided tour with the archeologist was informative, fun and must if you go there. Cafe on site was well priced and we thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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Grinnell, IA
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It's impossible to think that if the land at Fishbourne had not been bought and donated by a private citizen, the site would have been developed for modern use! As it is, only half the palace has been excavated because 19th-century houses sit over the other half. The museum does an excellent job explaining the phases in the life of... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

There is much to see at Fishbourne Roman Palace. As well as the archaeology itself, there is a very well presented museum which gives all sorts of facts about the discovery of the site and general background to all things Roman.

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UK
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I initially went here 2 years ago with work - as part of a school trip. I enjoyed it very much (though most of my time was spent supervising excitable children!) So I returned last autumn with my husband for a more relaxing visit. We spent a very pleasant 2-3 hours at the museum. The tour guide also delivered a... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

LOCATED near Chichester off the A27 -Sussex A very interesting Roman Palace, Nothing survives of the upper part of the buildings. All is knee high walls with a good collection of MOSAICS some in fantastic condition, some damaged. The detail in each mosaic is very impressive. I loved it the first time I saw it back in 1967. I have... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Interesting to see the mosaic floors thousands of years old but take a jersey - kept cool and on a cold day it was very cool! Schools given special tours and in small groups were talked to by trained staff. Outside in another area you could see the thousands of artefacts stored in plastic boxes. If you're lucky you can... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Me and my boyfriend made the trip from Kent to see the Palace as we are really interested in roman history. We were lucky to arrive just as a tour of the Conservation Centre was taking place. Gordon the archeologist was very friendly, enthusiastic and knew the romans inside out. It was fantastic to see everything in the back rooms... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife teaches Ancient History and has taught Roman Britain from text books and research on the web, so it was nice to be able to see something first hand. It was really impressive site, especially the mosaics. We did a couple of tours, the guide was very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about Fishbourne.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I was as a teenager mad on archaeology lucky enough to be a digger during the original excavation of the palace.This site is unique in Britain the largest Roman home in the country and the home of a king. It is an experience that families with young children will treasure, and the educational benefits for the children are immense. I... More 

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