Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens is open, please view opening times for more details. There’s no need to book.

As a charity we receive no core Government funding and rely solely on the generosity of our members and the public. Please support the conservation of our properties and collections by making a donation.

Welcome to the largest Roman home in Britain.

Imagine the luxury that would once have surrounded the proud owner of this lavish Roman residence. 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.

View our introduction video to the Palace or for an aerial view of the Palace, courtesy of Compass Aerial Photography, visit our youtube channel.

Look out for special events throughout the year.  A visit to our shop and café is the perfect way to round off your day. 

Schools: experience our award winning education programme 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.

Dogs: We welcome dogs in the gardens at Fishbourne Roman Palace. Due to the historic nature of the site and the wildlife that calls these places home, we ask that you keep dogs on short leads at all times, there will also be some Dog Free Zones. Assistance dogs are welcome across the whole property. For more information on  Dogs Welcome.

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


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


Tours and Talks

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