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Batsto Village

Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ
+1 609-561-3262
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Great Outdoor History Experience

A lot of walking involved, but worth it. The indoor Museum, you can easily spend an hour looking... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
sheronm195
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Cape May, United States
Back in time

History of NJ and our founding families at its best Beautiful grounds and well descriptive museum... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Chrissy1113
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Largo, Florida
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Once an industrial center for iron and glass, this village now contains over 30 historic buildings.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ
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Reviewed 24 April 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

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Reviewed 13 March 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

Thank Chrissy1113
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Reviewed 26 November 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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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A but out of the way but a great hidden gem! No cost to park, no cost to village, with many of the buildings open so one can look around (there is a cost to tour the mansion.) Use either smartphone or map at visitor...More

Thank gostartraveler
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Amazing to see a piece of history that is still standing after all of these years. You can't help to imagine what it was like to live back then. How hard people must have worked, on a daily basis, just to survive. This trip made...More

Thank Julia M
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Enter at the Visitor's Center & Gift Shop to take the self-tour of Batsto Village. Pets on a leash are allowed. There is a $2.00 fee for the guided tour of the main mansion. Regardless, this is a pleasant walking tour, which shows how an...More

Thank Tetor22
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

There are picnic tables, a visitor center, and lots of outbuildings to view on one's own. The mansion has an additional $2 per person cost after getting in the park for $7 a carload. This seemed to be a self-sufficient community with eventual ties to...More

Thank LAURIE S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderfully preserved village from the late 1700's. The house tour is a MUST! The staff is helpful and love to fill you in on life in the village. Make sure to cross the river to see the area where the workers lived.

Thank Momvold
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Batsto Village is a perfect place to take a family for a few hours or the day. There are lots of historic buildings to tour, lots of wide open space for kids to run and play and lots of water with turtles and fish. We...More

1  Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

When you get a day in the upper 70's in February (in NJ), you find something to do outdoors! Batsto Village was suggested to us, so we took a ride over. We (my 10 year old daughter and myself) were pleasantly surprised at the beautiful...More

1  Thank Stephanie B
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Bob F
10 November 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.
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jane a
8 August 2015|
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Response from duck8to | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Read my review for details. No photos are permitted inside.
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