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St. George's Historical Society Museum

3 Featherbed Alley, St. George GE 05, Bermuda
+1 441-297-0423
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"Welcoming Arms" drew us in to museum

We were walking around historic St. George when we happened upon the "welcoming arms" stairs of the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
BIGDAVE57
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Hamilton, NJ
A real insight to the early life in Bermuda

We entered the museum not knowing what to expect. An hour later we left enthralled. You can get the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
johnG3810FB
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Life in colonial Bermuda: museum collection includes a letter from George Washington and an 18th century kitchen, and is housed in a building built in 1700.
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3 Featherbed Alley, St. George GE 05, Bermuda
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+1 441-297-0423
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were walking around historic St. George when we happened upon the "welcoming arms" stairs of the Historical Society Museum. We were welcomed in by Beulah, a sweet lady who was very informative. Built in the 1730s by a prosperous St. George’s merchant, Major Walter...More

Thank BIGDAVE57
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We entered the museum not knowing what to expect. An hour later we left enthralled. You can get the same interest from 20 min but we love authentic history and this is very close to that with many original artefacts brought over from England in...More

Thank johnG3810FB
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Beulah, our guide, provided local insight into this fascinating property. It is a step back in time and has a quirky collection of exhibits. The kitchen and its artifacts are not to be missed!

Thank lynllewellyn
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Often overlooked by most tourists, but was once the home of the governor whose son later settled in Williamsburg, VA. So there are some excellent connections between the two locations. very knowledgeable volunteer staff. Well worth the $5.00 fee to enter.

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Old home, beautifully preserved. Docent was friendly and helpful for our interest in Bermuda History.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Stopped by here our last 40 minutes of our trip. Very nice woman gave us a tour. Wish we had more time to visit and chat. Small place, but interesting to see.

Thank karenclo
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Tour a 1730's residence of a Bermudian merchant......fantastic displays. The museum has gathered and displayed an amazing number of old and unique examples of life that was transported from England to these shores centuries ago. There is a small donation asked for the tour but...More

2  Thank catherine s
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Was some very interesting items and pictures around the history of Bermuda. Lady that was looking after the place was very friendly and had a ton of knowledge that really made this place worth visiting

1  Thank Bararteg
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Since St George was the old capital of Bermuda and the first town settled, many of the building date from the 16 and 1700's. The women who guided us through the home was very knowledgeable of both the house with its white washed roof used...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I really didn't know too much about the history of Bermuda and it's people. There was a 20 minute film which gave a wealth of information. Quite interesting museum that you can walk around in this old house. The cost was $5 and it was...More

Thank Freckles2212
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Beverly J
5 December 2015|
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Good afternoon, I've read your question, and I don't have a good address to the museum other then it's on the main street of St. George's I believe it's manned by volunteers, so you have to be 'flexible' when it comes to... More
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