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Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Address: Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
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Well presented Roman history

The only Roman Palace in Britain. Half of it is still buried under local housing. Great mosaics enhanced by guided tours. Interesting museum and introductory film. They were also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Yvonne074
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes the mosaic were beautiful and the film was interesting but the museum was a bit of a let down. The gardens are pretty to walk around. We were not blown away and will not be returning. We were in and out within 20mins and cost £9.20 each.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only Roman Palace in Britain. Half of it is still buried under local housing. Great mosaics enhanced by guided tours. Interesting museum and introductory film. They were also able to excavate part of the gardens. Some reconstruction and a fascinating outdoor exhibit on Roman use of plants.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful day out,so well laid out all those years ago,beautiful mosiac structures,as good as any that we have seen in Spain and Italy.Will retrurn

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well managed museum and instructional venue. Would it be possible to excavate more of the site. What we can see is interesting but limited.

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Thank Fisherman596
Chichester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my niece and nephew there with my sister. I am in a mobility scooter and found going around the palace a breeze. Cafe a bit expensive for what you grt though.

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Thank Traci V
Chichester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

When the Activity days are on this is a must for the Primary School child - great fun and the adults do not become too bored either.

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Thank JuneM52
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

I have visited the massive site of Fishbourne Roman Palace many times. The presentation of the material gradually changes so it is worth revisiting every so often. The introductory video is entertaining and informative. The remains of the exposed wing of the palace are well explained and you get a sense of the history of the building and its occupants... More 

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Thank Asahel7
Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Since its outset in the 1960.s this has moved onward and improved. It has always been good. Ideal visit for family with young children having an interest in History.. Easy to get to by car. I have visited many times and will return again next Spring.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

A truly impressive piece of Roman architecture with amazing floor mosaics on display. The Roman garden is also very interesting but it is worth spending a fair amount of time here as it is expensive.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Took 3 kids (9 / 8 / 6) as eldest was studying Romans. On the day we went, there was an exhibition of bones they had found on the site and a fully-clad Centurion wandering around the perimeter, who was brilliant with the kids and allowed them to look at all of his gear. They loved seeing the palace too,... More 

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