Undoubtedly, Barbados is an island interspersed with history and Caribbean culture that abounds in every respect. Several museums on this “Gem of the Caribbean Sea” chronicle the history that still permeates our everyday lives and can be seen in our festivals like Crop Over, our Soca and Spouge music genres and even our food in meals like souse or cou cou & flying fish. Overflowing with customs and cultural practices, Barbadians have worked both individually and collectively to establish heritage reserves for as many pieces of Barbados’ history as possible. However, there are a few museums that offer very unique ways to connect with our traditions, practices and ways of life in times past and present. A few of these are outlined below.