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Batsto Village

Very beautiful place. We went on weekend and noticed that just few people walked there. I think the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katerina Z
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A few days in Egg Harbor

Looking for something to do...Let's go to Batsto... What a good idea that was! a beautiful historic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ajojo
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Once an industrial center for iron and glass, this village now contains over 30 historic buildings.
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Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ
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+1 609-561-3262
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Katerina Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

1  Thank Tom W
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

5  Thank sheronm195
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

History of NJ and our founding families at its best Beautiful grounds and well descriptive museum of its time A 4 season attraction for families of any age Easy walking Bike trails Hiking

Thank Chrissy1113
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Looking for dog-friendly outing? We were, and Batsto Village and the Wharton State Forest access adjacent was just perfect. We took the pups on a 4 mile loop (trails well marked) through pine barrens and past the lake— beautiful. We then let them rest in...More

Thank MRTebo
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A but out of the way but a great hidden gem! No cost to park, no cost to village, with many of the buildings open so one can look around (there is a cost to tour the mansion.) Use either smartphone or map at visitor...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Amazing to see a piece of history that is still standing after all of these years. You can't help to imagine what it was like to live back then. How hard people must have worked, on a daily basis, just to survive. This trip made...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Enter at the Visitor's Center & Gift Shop to take the self-tour of Batsto Village. Pets on a leash are allowed. There is a $2.00 fee for the guided tour of the main mansion. Regardless, this is a pleasant walking tour, which shows how an...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 14 August 2017

There are picnic tables, a visitor center, and lots of outbuildings to view on one's own. The mansion has an additional $2 per person cost after getting in the park for $7 a carload. This seemed to be a self-sufficient community with eventual ties to...More

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Vicki F
19 July 2018|
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Response from sheronm195 | 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.
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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.
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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.
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