Barbados Museum & Historical Society

  • Address: Dalkeith Rd, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Phone: +1-2464270201
  • Ticket Price: 15 BBD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Museum, Family And Kids

Barbados Museum & Historical Society - Review

The museum showcases interesting and impressive exhibits depicting the history and heritage of Barbados. In an airplane at the museum they screen a short film as well. The museum houses an array of historic bits and pieces including a display about native bird species, display that describes the coral structure of Barbados, fascinating kids gallery, furnishings of an old plantation house, Artifacts of the inhabitants of the Caribbean islands, library and more. If history and heritage interest you, make sure you don’t miss this museum in Bridgetown.

Barbados Museum & Historical Society Information

  • The museum is home to a Barbadian shop.
  • You cannot photograph the exhibits.

Barbados Museum & Historical Society Ticket Prices

  • Adults: BDS$ 15
  • Children: BDS$ 7.50
  • Admission is free for Caricom nationals.

How To reach Barbados Museum & Historical Society by Public Transport

  • Bus: Princess Alice Bus Terminal
  • Fairchild Street Bus Terminal         
  • Hire a car

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  • Barbados Museum & Historical Society Address: Dalkeith Rd, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Barbados Museum & Historical Society Contact Number: +1-2464270201
  • Barbados Museum & Historical Society Price: 15 BBD
  • Time required to visit Barbados Museum & Historical Society: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Bridgetown include Barbados Museum & Historical Society in their plan

  • 47.55% of people start their Barbados Museum & Historical Society visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Barbados Museum & Historical Society

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Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Bridgetown Reviews

  • Nice fun facts on the history of Barbados, but some things need to be updated. Going through every building, the humidity was real. There were no fans. Also, I don't understand this at all, but you couldn't take photos inside the musuem which is unfortunate. It's was an okay visit.

  • I was an Intern (Junior Curator) at the Barbados Museum from 1995 to 1998. I am very happy to have had this experience.

  • Kids and us enjoyed a visit here. Very educational and it has kids exhibition too. We didn't make it to the tunnels which is a shame.

  • Just off the Garrison race track, this is the converted 18th century prison. It has lots of information about Barbados back to the 16th century and further back to Carib and Arawack people. Its just $20 Barbados to get in, no concessions. There is also a small shop, mainly with local books.

  • My family had a great day at the Barbados Museum. It was very well put together. I was surprisingly impressed by the taxidermy they had (which usually doesn't impress me much, but it is something you don't see often in the Caribbean) They also have a very nice gift shop that I plan to revisit to purchase a map. Accessible via the bridgetown/warrens bus.

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