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Historic grounds and Hiking trails

We love both Historic places and great hiking trails. This place has both. The welcome center gives... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Theresa r
Middletown, New Jersey
A Walk Back in Time

Batsto Village, located in Hammonton, New Jersey, is a registered historical site and can be found... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Once an industrial center for iron and glass, this village now contains over 30 historic buildings.
Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ
+1 609-561-3262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love both Historic places and great hiking trails. This place has both. The welcome center gives you a map of the grounds. There is a small museum to give to a great info on the grounds and its history. A small gift shop too....More

Thank Theresa r
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Batsto Village, located in Hammonton, New Jersey, is a registered historical site and can be found in the Central Pinelands area. This village was a former bog iron and glassmaking industry in the mid-1700’s. The Village is also known as the Pine Barrens village. There...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

My school used to take us on field trips every year, so neat to see how people lived so long ago and just how well made this buildings are to weather the test of time!

Thank Ken M
Reviewed September 17, 2018

My curiosity was peaked after seeing this little known but immensely historical local village in a ghost town book. I put it on my to do list & I'm interested in doing it again. This expansive village nestled in Wharton State Forest contains a small...More

Thank KaliRaven
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful place. We went on weekend and noticed that just few people walked there. I think the best time to visit the village it is sunset especially for taking pictures just because the light would be great. And also you will pay just $5...More

Thank Katerina Z
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Looking for something to do...Let's go to Batsto... What a good idea that was! a beautiful historic center with a museum and gift shop plus a movie theater to give an overview of the Estate. Very interesting with a working Blacksmith shop, nature trails, Original...More

Thank ajojo
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you're into touring historic sites this is the place for you. The different houses and Mills were interesting to look at. It should be noted that this is where a good portion of the cannonballs for the Revolutionary War or made which piqued my...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed April 24, 2018

A lot of walking involved, but worth it. The indoor Museum, you can easily spend an hour looking at all the history that surrounded the area. Very interesting. Outside 30 buildings that you can look at, and explore. You can easily spend about 3 hours...More

5  Thank sheronm195
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

History of NJ and our founding families at its best Beautiful grounds and well descriptive museum of its time A 4 season attraction for families of any age Easy walking Bike trails Hiking

1  Thank Chrissy1113
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Looking for dog-friendly outing? We were, and Batsto Village and the Wharton State Forest access adjacent was just perfect. We took the pups on a 4 mile loop (trails well marked) through pine barrens and past the lake— beautiful. We then let them rest in...More

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Vicki F
July 18, 2018|
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Response from sheronm195 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything or experience anything while there, but I have heard from the locals that at night some of the children of the families, that lived there a long time ago and since have died, still walk the grounds.
Bob F
November 9, 2016|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
There are biking and mountain biking trails at Batsto area Wharton State Park immediately adjacent to to Historic Batsto Village.
jane a
August 8, 2015|
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Response from duck8to | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Read my review for details. No photos are permitted inside.