Is Fishbourne Roman Palace free?

By train: There is a train station at Fishbourne which is between 5-10 minutes walk to the Roman Palace….Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens.

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Family (2 adults + up to 4 children) £38.50 £35.00
Family (1 adult + up to 3 children) £22.00 £20.00
Carer for Disabled (if required) Free Free

Why was the palace at Fishbourne built?

One theory is that it was built for Sallustius Lucullus, a Roman governor of Britain of the late 1st century. Two inscriptions recording the presence of Lucullus have been found in nearby Chichester and the dating of the palace to the early AD 90s, would fit.

Is Fishbourne Roman Palace English Heritage?

English Heritage – Fishbourne Roman Palace.

How was Fishbourne Roman Palace Discovered?

Given how influential its discovery would prove, it is remarkable to remember that Fishbourne Roman Palace was found quite by chance, uncovered in 1960 by contractors for the Portsmouth Water Company who were digging a trench to lay a new water main.

Where did the Roman emperor live?

Palatine Hill is the most central of the seven hills which together form the heart of Rome. In Roman mythology, this is place where Romulus founded the city of Rome. It’s also where the Roman emperors lived until the fall of the empire.

Who owned the palace of Fishbourne?

This was no ordinary home, it had been built around 80-90AD by someone who was obviously a person of authority. But who did this belong to? After many years of research it is generally agreed the owner was King Cogidubnus of the Regni tribe.

Can I use Historic Scotland card in England?

Members can enjoy free or discounted entry at hundreds of attractions across England, and free or half price admission to hundreds more historic places cared for by Cadw, Historic Scotland, OPW, Manx National Heritage and Heritage New Zealand.