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Barbados Museums and Heritage Tours

To better understand all that Barbados has to offer, you must first explore the handful of museums, historic sites, walking tours and properties that best reflect the rich cultural heritage of our beautiful island country. Here are a few location around Barbados that will jump start your cultural curiosity.
Itinerary Details

Day 1

Barbados Museum & Historical Society
Housed in 19th century military prison buildings, the Barbados museum galleries reveal the islands rich history, culture and heritage.
Address:
The Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 3

George Washington House & Museum (Temp. Closed)
(Temporarily Closed) The young George Washington and his ailing brother Lawrence resided in this historic plantation house, also known as Bush Hill House, for two months in 1751. Barbados was the only country ever visited by the future “Fi...
Address:
Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 4

Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum
A permanent reminder of how sugar was produced, this museum now stands as a tribute to Sir Frank Hutson.
Address:
Portvale , St. Peter, St. James
Location:
St. Peter

Day 5

Arlington House Museum
Arlington House is an educational and engaging three-story museum housed in a restored eighteenth century building.
Address:
Queen Street, Speightstown, St. PeterQueen Street, St. Peter
Location:
St. Peter

Day 6

Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill
Maintained by the Barbados National Trust, the mill includes an exhibit of the equipment used to produce sugar at the time when the industry was run by windpower generated from mills such as this one.
Location:
St. Andrew
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Day 7

Farley Hill National Park
Once the site of a beautiful mansion built by Sir Graham Briggs for the entertainment of royalty including King George V in 1879, today Farley Hill has been designated a national park by Barbadian Government. 
Address:
Farley Hill, St. Peter
Location:
St. Peter

Day 7

St. Nicholas Abbey
St. Nicholas Abbey, located in the parish of St.Peter, was built in 1660 and is one of only three genuine Jacobean mansions in the Western Hemisphere.
Address:
St Nicholas Abbey, Cherry Tree Hill, St Peter BBB26007
Location:
St. Peter

Day 8

St. John's Parish Church
On a lovely cliffside, overlooking the beautiful scenery of Barbados’ East Coast, there is an awe-inspiring church with a rich and interesting history.  That sanctuary is the St. John Parish church, with an estimated construction date of 1...
Address:
St. John
Location:
St. John

Day 8

Lunch at Fisherpond Great House
Lunch at Fisherpond Great House.
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Day 9

Sunbury Plantation House
Sunbury Plantation House, built by Matthew Chapman, one of the first settlers on the island. He was related to the Earl of Carlisle and through this association, was granted lands in Barbados
Address:
St. Philip
Location:
St. Philip

Day 10

The Garrison Savannah
The Garrison Savannah is a top tier horse racing venue in Barbados but it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site given its long history and cultural significance to the island. Sitting on the outskirts of the nation’s capital, Bridg...
Address:
The Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 11

*Black Pearl Bridgetown Walking Tour
Experience the interesting points and historic buildings of Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown with a two hour walking tour.
Address:
Bridgetown, St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 11

Blackwoods Screw Dock
A beautiful and unique historic site; the only remaining screw dock of its kind in the world featuring a historic Maritime Centre as well as Blackwood’s Tavern.
Address:
Cavan�s Lane Bridgetown, St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 12

Cricket Legends of Barbados
Filled with varied memorabilia this museum is every cricket lover’s dream.
Address:
Fontabelle , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael