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Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Address: Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
Phone Number: 01243 785859
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If you get Gordon when he does the talk he is absolutely brilliant. He has the right balance of humour and information. Well worth the visit. I have wanted to visit here for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you get Gordon when he does the talk he is absolutely brilliant. He has the right balance of humour and information. Well worth the visit. I have wanted to visit here for years and have recently managed it. It is fascinating knowing that floors have been placed on floors. On the best preserved one all the blemishes are pointed... More 

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Bromsgrove UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The largest Roman building north of the Alps is made manageable in this well designed visitor centre. It is fascinating to see the numerous mosaics in situ and imagine the Roman and British feet that walked them 2000 years ago. The introductory museum is well laid out, a particularly enlightening and entertaining feature being the food to be sampled made... More 

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing mosaic floors dating back to early Roman times. The Roman Palace was enormous. Guided tours available

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Thank Steelysurrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My disabled brother and I paid a visit this week, he had always wanted to go but never managed it, I have been once before over 15 years ago. If you love your British history, this is a must see museum. That such incredible, intricate pieces from so long ago are still intact, preserved and in some cases in almost... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit admission price very good and you could spend all day there.I would recommend it 100% and there is also things for children to do also

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The multitude of Roman mosaic floors are protected by a huge building. Therefore, this ancient site is easily accessible whatever the weather.The raised walkways gave a good clear view of the antique floors & the staff were friendly & helpful. The museum displays were fascinating. The sheer scale of the palace is surprising . Definitely recommend a visit.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited here today, its very interesting and informative, a great way to spend a morning. We had tea and cake in the café which is quite expensive for what it is. When we were there, there was lots of young children who were running around which was the only downside to the visit.

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West Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the scale of this Palace which is so enthralling. The realisation that what you can now see was only a part of the whole, that the sea at one time came up to the site, that from the ships in harbour came artisans and materials from all over the world, to construct a wonder of which we can now... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd been recommended this as place to take parents during weekend visit. The mosaics themselves are special when you consider their age and their chance discovery in the 1960's However it would really benefit from some investment to update the exhibits that explain the history.

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Thank ASJ1
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is looking very tired now. The gardens are totally overgrown, with weeds everywhere. Such a disappointment from three years ago

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