Crofton Roman Villa

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Crofton Roman Villa is the only villa open to the public in Greater London. It was inhabited from about AD 140 to 400 and was the centre of a large farming estate. Today you can see the remains of 10 rooms protected inside a public viewing building. Remains include tiled (tessellated) floors and the under-floor heating system (hypocaust). The Villa is managed on behalf of the London Borough of Bromley by Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit. What's provided at the Villa: * Short talk by an archaeologist. * Graphic displays of the excavations and villa. * A touch table with a selection of Roman finds from the excavation for handling. * Replica Roman everyday objects including pots, jewellery, lamps and writing tablet. * Activities for children: Roman games to play, mosaic making and dressing up as a Roman. * Sales desk including guide book, postcards, souvenirs and books on local archaeology. * Special activity workshops for schools, two hour sessions (Wed, Thurs, Fri). £3.00 per child. Please contact us to arrange a session. * Special events for children over the Easter and summer holidays. * Special guided tours for groups and societies, please book in advance

Further information

Opening Hours:

2nd April - 30th October 2019 Tue & Wed: 10.00-15.30* Sun (1st in the month only): 14.00-16.30* Bank Holiday Mon: 10.00-13.00 & 14.00-17.00* *last entry 3pm Tue, Wed, BH Mon/ 4pm on Sundays Closed: November-March


Adults:£1.50 Children: £1.00 OAPs: £1.00 Family Ticket (based on 4): £4.00, each additional child 50p. Special Activity Workshops for schools: £4.00 per child There are extra charges for some special events.

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Facilities and services


  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Primary school education service available

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