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Fishbourne Roman Palace

Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
+44 1243 785859
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Well preserved parts have been uncovered and it has amazing mosaics.

The explanations of what you are seeing and how it fits in with still buried parts of the palace... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Neil C
Do visit

The mosaics are amazing and the team there deserve praise. We were in a group so got a talk by a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
david r
Woking, United Kingdom
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Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
+44 1243 785859
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The explanations of what you are seeing and how it fits in with still buried parts of the palace are excellent. The mosaics are fascinating and very fine work. It is well worth catching the (free) guided talks which include some of the latest theories...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The mosaics are amazing and the team there deserve praise. We were in a group so got a talk by a curator and there is a lot that is not on show.The museum is very good and access and parking are good. Appeals to all...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in a nice small village, there is plenty of parking, including for buses. Thought I had seen great roman mosaics before, but this is something else. Such a huge collection. Some you will discover, have been discovered and recovered for their protection. Don't forget...More

Thank Dave b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having read good reviews on TripAdvisor, I took some visitors to the palace on a day out. I was not disappointed! The entrance fee is very reasonable; if you agree to add Gift Aid and the payer gets a free entry for future visits. The...More

Thank pinkypam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mosaic floors are absolutely amazing. Try and arrive in time to take part in the talk "Hands on Artifacts" where you actually get to hold the past in your hands. There is a short film to watch which gives you a back ground on...More

Thank Clair H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My other half knows I like historical places so she took me here A nice interesting what was in Roman times a palace there are some well preserves mosaics You can imagine how the place looked like A shame some of it as under the...More

Thank 1969traveller1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth a visit. The mosaic floors are magnificent. It was lovely to be able to handle genuine artifacts found at the site with explanations and demonstrations by a knowledgeable curator. The gardens laid out in the Roman period were a delight.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to visit whilst on holiday in Pagham . I entered the reception and could see people in the distance looking down at the roman relics below the walkways . There was no way my wife could have visited this attraction up and down...More

Thank Rover201457
FRPadmin, Manager at Fishbourne Roman Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Fishbourne Roman Palace. To view the mosaics, there are steps but there are also graduated, ramped walkways to enable our visitors to avoid the steps if they wish. We are sorry that you chose not to visit on this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mosaics here are a national treasure but seem to be in the hands of a poorly funded body. We last visited 22 years ago and nothing has changed! The museum is outdated with painted chipboard and peeling information boards. There is stained and faded...More

Thank ElenainExeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum of a Roman palace. Well organized to inform of both the site and atchaelogical practice, this is an interactive, educational museum well planned and executed. Well presented artifacts, coherent explanations and beautiful gardens.

Thank northof23
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Clive F
20 May 2017|
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Response from FRPadmin | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry regarding our car park. Our car park is available for use by visitors to the Museum or Café. Several local cycle groups use our car park and we would just ask you to let us know in advance if you... More
30 January 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, apologies for the delay in replying, but I am unable to help you as I don't know the names of the staff employed at Fishbourne. Maybe you could contact them direct? Google shows their number as: 01243 785859.
Sue C
30 March 2016|
Response from FRPadmin | Property representative |
Yes, the site is open every day from 1st February to 15th December from 10am.