How to be an archaeologist

Discover archaeological skills, handle and record 2,000 year old Roman artefacts and work with replicas to uncover the past. Create a replica artefact for our mini museum, and take it away with you.

Taking place on Tuesday 9 August 2022 at 10.30am to 12.00pm or 13.00 to 14.30pm, the activities are suitable for children aged 6+.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the activity.

Take part in this activity for £5 per child, please book in advance using the button above or by clicking here. Admission to the site is not included – you must book this separately here (does not apply to members).

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From our visitors

"Incredibly stunning place. You get a medieval feel and can imagine being there as a King. They have done well to keep it like this and would highly recommend"

TheoB via Tripadvisor - Lewes Castle

“A Trip Back in Time. Fascinating history of the Roman Palace. Well explained. Lots to see in the museum and the remains. Incredible detail in the layout of the Palace.”

Sue A via Tripadvisor - Fishbourne Roman Palace

“Go Visit NOW! The gardens are genuinely some of the most beautiful we’ve seen. We are going back soon.”

HorshamLass via Tripadvisor - Michelham Priory

“This was such an interesting place to come to. You could really feel the history of this place.”

Fifi582014 via Tripadvisor - The Priest House and Gardens