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A Look Back of History

Mansion was not impressive from the outside. Gordan, our guide, was great! He shared the history of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
FRANK H
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Centerpiece of Batsto Village

The Batsto Mansion is the centerpiece of the Batsto Village, both of which are located in the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
ITRT
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Mansion was not impressive from the outside. Gordan, our guide, was great! He shared the history of the different families, how the owners reinvented the site as competition and market conditions evolved, the Quaker background of the Wharton family which was seen in the beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FRANK H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Batsto Mansion is the centerpiece of the Batsto Village, both of which are located in the Wharton State Park. Joseph Wharton, an industrialist from Philadelphia, built it as a place to relax. I have read the interior is decorated in the Victorian Era and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ITRT
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A hidden gen in South NJ! Love the vibe here! Laid back park rangers and friendly gift shop workers! Park for free. Walk around and check out the beautiful HISTORIC buildings kept in tip top shape. Lots of couples strolling around, dog walkers, people getting...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We finished our hike at Batsto about 12;25 and went back to the Visitors' Center to visit the rest rooms. We noted that the first tour of the Batso Mansion was scheduled for 1:00 p.m., so we paid our $3.00 each and purchased tickets. At...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GreenUnicorn
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We drove from Brigantine NJ, where we are currently staying but found the place to be closed, despite the fact that the sign said that it was open daily and the website did not note that the place was closed. We wished that we could...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Plenty of history to see, many building are open for you to explore and many walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding trails. Great place to take photographs.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank italprincess73
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very relaxed, beautiful place - nice to walk around. Good gift shop, beautiful grounds, nice museum. They apparently have tours, but you should ask in the gift shop.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jane K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Batsto is a treasure. Fantastic history, old buildings, wonderful trails to explore, abundant wildlife and native pinelands plants, streams, lakes and forests. It is beautiful at all times of the year. My family, from my daughter when she was young, and now her children have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank anonymstrvlr
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've been here many times since childhood (I'm far from a child now but we don't have to go into that). It felt like serendipity to find a complete Victorian (it goes back further) town with workers cottages in the middle of the pine barrens....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It's something fun to do and lot to see . I really enjoy the old house and the state park . Great for families and history buffs or just anyone

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Robert D
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