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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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Very interesting, unique

Stopped here on the way to Chichester. It's a very well presented museum packed full of Roman mosaics and found artifacts. My advice is take the free tour to discover more about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here on the way to Chichester. It's a very well presented museum packed full of Roman mosaics and found artifacts. My advice is take the free tour to discover more about what you are seeing and watch the film at the end. A great restoration project and place to understand ancient British and Roman history. Loved it.

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Somerset, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this Royal Palace for the first time since 1963 and boy what a change., The mosaics are now under cover in a purpose built building. They are laid out so it is easy to view from all angles. The garden and the small museum are also very interesting and worth seeing. I gifted aided my entrance fee so... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We all had a brilliant day at Fishbourne Palace,it was really interesting and the staff were informative and really friendly. The mosaic floors were amazing and the museum was very interesting. Our two boys (aged 5 and 7) loved joining in with all of the activities, including making clay pots, writing their names in the Roman way, dressing up, meeting... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fascinating and instructive attraction to visit. Beautiful Roman mosaic floors, nearly 2000 years old, all magnificently preserved under cover with an elevated walkway for viewing. There is also an interesting museum setting out a pictorial history of the Palace and the excavation of it with excellent models. There are regular artefacts lectures and guided tours. It is... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our visit was extremely interesting. I was stunned at the size of the site and the information provided. The guided talk was great also. We were there for two and a half hours and wished to stay longer but my better half was waining.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a fantastic piece of history and easily reached by public transport. The details of it's history are very interesting so give yourself plenty of time for your visit so that you can take it all in.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The mosaics that have been uncovered are really interesting, and the ingenuity of the Romans can be seen first hand. The garden side was a little disappointing, felt that more could be done to interest people. It seemed there were plenty of children activities to keep them interested. The price I felt was a little steep, even though it was... More 

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bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had never heard of this before came to area. Was very interesting and the mosaics were amazing. Excellent informative panels and museum. Very family friendly with children's activities as was school hols. Friendly staff. Had excellent lunch in cafe. Well worth a visit.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited when in the area, informative and interesting place to visit. great to see the mosaics preserved.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here yesterday to find out more about the Romans for my granddaughter's homework and really enjoyed our day. The Thursday child friendly activities were excellent and we left with one very engaged child talking about how the Romans lived - thank you

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