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A walk thru New Jersey's Pine Barrens...

Batso is famous for its history of Glass works ...and the area surrounding it... in the Middle of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine H
Montrose, Pennsylvania, United States
Batsto Village

Very nice day trip. There are hiking paths, lake area and historic mansion. plenty of parking. Area... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
patricia k
Cape May County, New Jersey
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Once an industrial center for iron and glass, this village now contains over 30 historic buildings.
Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ
+1 609-561-3262
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Batso is famous for its history of Glass works ...and the area surrounding it... in the Middle of Wharton State Forest … The museum is a great treat...kind helpful folks share their knowledge of history and lore of the area.. Batsto Village, is a New...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Very nice day trip. There are hiking paths, lake area and historic mansion. plenty of parking. Area is well kept. Great for families, may even see deer, and interesting birds and ducks.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank patricia k
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We love both Historic places and great hiking trails. This place has both. The welcome center gives you a map of the grounds. There is a small museum to give to a great info on the grounds and its history. A small gift shop too....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Theresa r
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Batsto Village, located in Hammonton, New Jersey, is a registered historical site and can be found in the Central Pinelands area. This village was a former bog iron and glassmaking industry in the mid-1700’s. The Village is also known as the Pine Barrens village. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ITRT
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My school used to take us on field trips every year, so neat to see how people lived so long ago and just how well made this buildings are to weather the test of time!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

My curiosity was peaked after seeing this little known but immensely historical local village in a ghost town book. I put it on my to do list & I'm interested in doing it again. This expansive village nestled in Wharton State Forest contains a small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KaliRaven
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful place. We went on weekend and noticed that just few people walked there. I think the best time to visit the village it is sunset especially for taking pictures just because the light would be great. And also you will pay just $5...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katerina Z
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Looking for something to do...Let's go to Batsto... What a good idea that was! a beautiful historic center with a museum and gift shop plus a movie theater to give an overview of the Estate. Very interesting with a working Blacksmith shop, nature trails, Original...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ajojo
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

If you're into touring historic sites this is the place for you. The different houses and Mills were interesting to look at. It should be noted that this is where a good portion of the cannonballs for the Revolutionary War or made which piqued my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Phillytomster
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A lot of walking involved, but worth it. The indoor Museum, you can easily spend an hour looking at all the history that surrounded the area. Very interesting. Outside 30 buildings that you can look at, and explore. You can easily spend about 3 hours...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank sharonmo195
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Vicki F
19 July 2018|
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Response from sharonmo195 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything or experience anything while there, but I have heard from the locals that at night some of the children of the families, that lived there a long time ago and since have died, still walk the grounds.
Bob F
10 November 2016|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
There are biking and mountain biking trails at Batsto area Wharton State Park immediately adjacent to to Historic Batsto Village.
jane a
8 August 2015|
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Response from duck8to | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Read my review for details. No photos are permitted inside.