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Proud To Be A Piney

The visitors center should be your first stop at the village. There's a gift shop with nice... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Cape May, New Jersey
Educational but Fun

Not generally interested in purely educational museums but this one caught my interest. Not only... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Tom W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

The visitors center should be your first stop at the village. There's a gift shop with nice merchandise & a large selection of books. The short film at the small theater was worth viewing since it gave an overall idea of Batsto. Photography was allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KaliRaven
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Not generally interested in purely educational museums but this one caught my interest. Not only does it give you the historical background of the village but it also gives you the natural aspects of the land around it. I would suggest also checking out the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tom W
Reviewed October 11, 2017

There's a 10-minute video giving an overview. Nice exhibits, well laid out and informative. A great starting point before touring the village.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Take a moment to actually read the informative facts. The museum offers a glimpse into the lives of the many people who lived in Batsto. Very interesting!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank countmein
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Batsto village is a must-see for those who love nature and history. You literally feel like you've stepped back in time as you walk through the acres of beautiful property lined with historic buildings. As you enter to visitor's center, you can watch a ten...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carol C
Reviewed October 27, 2016

The visitor center is a must for a visit to Batsto Village. The exhibits give an in-depth look at the natural history of the area and the early owners of the village during the American Revolution as well as during the later Joseph Wharton era....More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jerzeedevl
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The Batsto village historic complex is pleasant to explore but the best place to start your visit is the museum in the Visitors Center. One can learn and appreciate here the history of this area and history of South Jersey iron ore smelting . It...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

It's a small museum, up to standard, well research, people and keepers are friendly and knowledgeable. Every piece of history about the village is there. The only thing I wish the could have was more things to buy, souvenirs to bring home or T- shirts....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank amoreno60
Reviewed April 6, 2016

Although I visit here quite often, I haven't been able to see everything yet. There is so much to learn and see. Was that a ghost?

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank StNu
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I love coming here with my two young boys (1 &3)! The buildings are beautifully kept up and rich with history. The paths are easy to navigate with my double jogging stroller. The lake is BEAUTIFUL! The nature center is neat, organized and jam packed...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rachel K
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