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All reviews shops and restaurants worth a visit small museum lots of history shirley heights beautiful yachts couple of hours admiral's inn steeped in history interesting place dock yard sailing week guided tour great place to visit piece of history super yachts cruise ship
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An essential place to visit if you are on Antigua - don't miss the Admiral's Inn for a waterside drink/meal.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debby R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place oozes history and you can really walk in Nelsons footsteps. The museum is interesting and you can take a guide or self guide yourself with the leaflet given on arrival. The charter yacht show was on so lots of posh boats to drool...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debsywalker
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous place full of interesting history , from England and Antigua. So clean and well restored , great value at 8USD each . I thoroughly enjoyed the museum and all the original buildings , plus you get to view so many stunning Yachts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 550bobg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tastefully restored historic dockyard with a modest entry fee, an interesting museum and a short but pleasant walk out to the old powder house. This is a small island so worth managing expectations, this is not the Royal Dockyard at Portsmouth but neither does it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TeganThomas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautifully resorted and recent UNESCO appointee Nelson's Dockyard does not disappoint. It's compact, but you can really get a feel for what the world would've been like when this was a working dockyard. The museum has a lot of information for those of historic-interest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eat-wander-repeat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it here lots of history and also lovely to stroll along the front dreaming about owning one of the wonderful boats, there is so much to see and do here, our only downside was the limited time we had here due to being on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank neilmF2117MN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a short stop on a longer tour of the island. Very interesting, very historic, would have liked a little more time to look around but was a very pleasant visit. Definitely a visit to recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amritadasal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at Nelson’s Dockyard, visited a couple of times but the best part was Friday’s Fish Night . If you’re looking forward to visit, do it on Friday !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emilylybe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely must see this place. It’s like going back in time, steeped in history. Pop into the museum to get some background and to help understand what happened there. It’s good to go on a day when no cruise ships are in, or schedule your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VillageLady234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose a day when there were no cruise ships in Antigua and it was practically empty! We were even trusted to pay on exit - a good thing as we needed to get cash out at the ATM just inside (great rates). The museums...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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artnuvo
15 January 2018|
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Response from BazzaBear34 | Reviewed this property |
We visited on cruise tour but there were plenty of taxi on site
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artnuvo
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Response from jk135 | Reviewed this property |
Every bus #17 that goes there returns to St John's (unless, possibly, it is the end of the day.) We opted to take the taxi to Shirley Heights but there are frequent buses. They leave St John's when they are full or nearly so... More
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