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Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-1469
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Before exploring the island, stop at this museum and update your knowledge of the history of the Caribbean.
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Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-1469

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend did a morning trip out to St. John's harbour after looking around the shops we wanted to kill some time out taxi driver informed us about this museum. It's small compact but full of history in particular the slavery trade in...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

By visiting this small but very interesting museum in the heart of town, one will learn about the history of the island, the uprising of the slaves , and the pathetic manner in which Britain has exploited the Caribbean for their own gain, and are...More

2  Thank Antigua J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lots of interesting information, enthusiastically and well presented, easily accessible but parking may be a problem most of the day.

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not open on the weekend, very good little museum, well set out. Shows the rich heritage of the island.

Thank 92brianandcatherine
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We wanted to find out a little more of the history of Antigua, not just what is shown at the usual tourist sites. Had to ask the locals how to find the place but found it eventually. A well laid out museum with the timeline...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A must do to see Antigua History .. Well Worth the effort to get there with parking a challenge... But it gives a good feel for antigua History

Thank gilkesm
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is the only Museum in St. John's and the cost is 3.00 US per person ,it is a very knowledgeable place to visit , you need time to do alot of reading if you go there

1  Thank karen c
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Interesting museum that packs a lot into a small space. Gives all the information on how Antigua evolved right up to a statue and information on Sir Viv Richards, cricketing icon.

Thank Ken18
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Wonderful little museum with lots of information and continuing to make new exhibits. We spent about 1.5 hours here and read everything in the museum. Wonderful information about the history of the island, wildlife and ecosystems, as well as Barbuda.

Thank alowing
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was one of the best local museum we came across in the Caribbean, the displays were well presented, well curated and very explanatory of the island's history and culture. And the staff were also very helpful when it came to directing us to local...More

Thank Bob T
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Response from Sheila H | Reviewed this property |
about a 7 min walk