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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only do you get beautiful views here there is a lot of history in the Museum. The guide was very knowledgeable in explaining the area as well as Nelson himself.

Thank spoiledrotten1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this on our way to Shirley Heights. When we arrived the lady at the ticket office was shutting up shop so she let us go in for free and just asked us to make a donation at the museum which we did. Very...More

1  Thank Gardel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If on holiday in Antigua you must visit Nelson's Dockyard.The buildings and history are first class take the guided tour.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must for Antigua, lots of bars, eating places and hotel. Imaging the Old naval ships in the 1700's and the suffering of the naval and army personnel. Go back in time, sit and have a cold beer, look at the millions of pound's that...More

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely area to walk around with excellent boards describing the various buildings and what they were originally. Lovely that some are now being used as shops and restaurants. There is also a museum but it was shut when we were there.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Well this place hasnt wowed me in terms of the buildings but the view and grounds are so relaxing.For my teenager son who loves ohotography it was a great place to take fantastic pics.

Thank trinigirl32
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were recommended to take a personalised tour with Roger Roberts Taxis. He has been showing tourists round his beautiful island for 18 years and has so much current and historical knowledge to share. He will personalise your trip so you see exactly want you...More

2  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

No visit to Antigua would be complete without a visit to Nelson's dockyard, the site of one of England's finest sailors. The buildings remain as they were constructed, a true testament to Georgian architecture, lovingly restored and housing the museum, which charts Nelsons time on...More

Thank Mumgle34
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Really enjoyed, the guide was first class. Lunch there was excellent. A delightful location. A must of a visit I felt. Yes August time, very quiet and no boats in the water.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We visited Nelson's dockyard on a rainy Antigua afternoon after our taxi driver, Shastry, showed us the amazing views of Shirley Heights. A walk around the dockyard takes you back in history to the time of Lord Nelson with interesting museum pieces and a spectacular...More

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Karen R
16 October 2017|
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Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
We took the local bus and it was inexpensive and we really enjoyed interacting with the local people. Your hotel should be able to help. The bus drops you right at the dockyard gates.
7 October 2017|
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Response from Renee194 | Reviewed this property |
Don't forget that there is an entrance fee for Shirley heights and Nelsons Dockyard ! Have a great time.
4 August 2017|
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Response from Chriski M | Reviewed this property |
As per other answer there are numerous operators offering trips to the Dockyard and Shirley Heights. You get access to the dockyard, Shirley heights and the cultural centre ( very near the lookout) Taxi rates can vary... More