Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Roman Way Fishbourne
West Sussex
PO19 3QR

  • Phone: 01243 785859

Explore this first-century home and outstanding archaeological site, get hands-on at our exciting family events and marvel at the largest collection of early Roman mosaic floors in Britain. Dating back to the beginning of Roman occupation of Britain this Roman Palace offers visitors of all ages a unique experience. Among the remarkable remains of the North Wing lie over twenty mosaics, including the spectacular Cupid on a Dolphin.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening times January open Saturdays & Sundays only: 10am – 4pm February open every day: 10am – 4pm March - October open every day: 10am – 5pm November – 15 Dec open every day: 10am – 4pm 15 Dec - 1 Feb Saturdays and Sundays only: 10am – 4pm


2017 Admission: Adult £9.20, child £4.90, concessions £8.60, family (2+4) £25.00. Admission price for groups of 15+: Adults/students/seniors £7.80, children £3.80.


  • English Heritage
  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Toilets


  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits
  • Commercial filming service
  • Corporate loans service
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
  • Support for extended schools services available
  • Roleplay/costumed interpreters available
  • Professional development and training for teachers
  • Online teaching materials available

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