Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens

Welcome to the largest Roman home in Britain

Imagine the luxury that would once have surrounded the proud owner of this lavish Roman residence. This palace was certainly fit for a king. Stroll around the recreated Roman gardens – the earliest gardens found anywhere in the country – and enjoy the largest collection of mosaics in situ in the UK. Click here for a short talk about the Palace and a copy of the 2015 Fishbourne Leaflet

Look out for our exciting programme of special events throughout the year and round off your visit in our shop and cafe.

If you are looking for more information on our award winning schools and education programme, please click here: Learning at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

For more general information, you can click here for a site plan, practical information to help you plan your visit, additional services we can  offer groups and information on venue and corporate hire.



Explore the beautiful gardens to see which plants the Romans grew and what they were used for



Watch the introduction film to see what the Palace looked like 2,000 years ago and find out who may have lived here



Search the museum to find things from everyday Roman life including coins, pottery and jewellery


Collections Discovery Centre

Take a glimpse behind the scenes and see our latest temporary display


Archaeological Remains

Dsicover 2,000 year old remains of the North Wing including the famous collection of in-situ mosaic floors

2015 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                                                      From 16th -31st December open Saturdays and Sundays only: 10am – 4pm

2015 Admission: Adult £8.80, child £4.50, concessions £8.00, family (2+4) £23.00. Admission price for groups of 15+: Adults/students/seniors £7.20, children £3.50.

Our sites are open to all, but anyone under the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult, unless agreed in advance with our staff.

We regret that we only allow assistance dogs into the museum and grounds.

Fishbourne Roman Palace is a member of the Hudson’s Heritage Explorer Pass scheme

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Contact: Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way, Fishbourne, West Sussex, PO19 3QR
tel: 01243 785859