Newport Roman Villa
With a National Art Pass you get
The more you see, the more we do.
The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.
This farmhouse, built around 270 AD, reveals some fascinating details about the Roman way of life on the Isle of Wight.
Newport Roman Villa is an excellent example of a winged corridor farmhouse. One wing contains a suite of bathrooms with hypocaust and hot and cold baths.
Many hands-on activities bring the Roman period to life. Visitors can interact with a full-size Roman kitchen, weave a blanket and make a mosaic.
There's also a replica Roman garden and small museum displaying Roman finds from across the Island.