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Amazing Roman Mosaic replica

The team have replicated a mosaic found in Sparsholt, Winchester and on display in the Winchester... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fundraiserfi
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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The kids loved it almost as much as I did

My wife and I visited with our grandchildren(5 and 2) and we all had a great time. The amount of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason R
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The team have replicated a mosaic found in Sparsholt, Winchester and on display in the Winchester museum. Buster Ancient Farm is a small museum near Clanfield and Charlton.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited with our grandchildren(5 and 2) and we all had a great time. The amount of information available either on the boards or, more helpfully, from the people there is amazing. The level of detail on the construction of the iron...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to see the changes over many years and how things developed. There were a lot of school children there doing many different activities that there ancesters would have done to survive. Great for children to get hands on

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had long wanted to visit this most interesting place & was so disappointed. I totally agree that school children should visit here, but such visits require much better management. The site, though interesting, is small. The numbers of young children present when I visited...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We were not too sure that our grandchildren (6 and 8 years) would appreciate Butser. Luckily they did. They liked the animals as well as all the houses and of course the ice cream. We took sandwiches and bought drinks there. The staff were really...More

Thank Owen M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with our children aged 13 and 10 when staying in the area. We had an amazing few hours here, looking around all the reconstructed huts and feeding the sheep and goats. My 13 year old son said it was his favourite trip this week!...More

Thank VickiLou81
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a fantastic 3 hours here and the children (aged 7 and 8) were completely engaged and enjoyed all the activities on offer. Fantastic, friendly and informative staff, beautiful surroundings and realistic insights into history - this was a super day out and I...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

An outstanding heritage site celebrating the wonders of the architecture of the past. Extremely helpful and informative staff who bring history right out of the past. The standard of the reconstruction of the buildings is exceptional. If you are interested or curious about the past...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Butser today which featured special demonstrations and hands on activities associated with water. How it was used to clean and cook. How it could be turned to steam to bend wood and transported across land by aqueducts. Every demonstration is given with honest enthusiasm....More

Thank jamesbouckstanden
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

After winning the tickets in a raffle we went to this lovely farm. It is small but extremely fascinating. You are allowed to wonder freely in and out of the huts. We were fortunate enough to witness a full renovation of a hut. There is...More

Thank Shaun M
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Response from Stuart H | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed as much (if not more than) our 8 year old twins! A real feel for the history and talking to the spokesperson for he group working on recreating the Roman mosaic floor was really very interesting. As a working... More
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