Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens

Covid 19 Update –  Fishbourne Roman Palace is currently closed.

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 and properties and collections during this difficult time 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 short talk about the Palace

2020 Opening Times
Normally year round except Christmas.
Reopening 20 July, August and September – open every day 10am – 5pm
October and November – open every day 10am – 4pm
December – open Sats and Suns only 10am – 3pm (except 26th)

2020 Admission charges:
Adult £10.00
Child (5-16) £5.20
Student/Senior £9.60
Family (2adults and up to 4 children) £28.00
Carer for disabled (if required) Free
Free admission for Sussex Archaeological Society members

2020 Admission price for groups of 15+
Adults/students/seniors £8.60
Children (5-16 years) £4.10

Gift Aid your admission

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.

We only allow assistance dogs into the museum and grounds.

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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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