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Museum of Parliament and National Heroes Gallery

Address: The Parliament House, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Ranked #27 of 36 Attractions in Bridgetown
Type: Museums
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Type: Museums
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Verpillieres sur ource
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was on a cruise boat and had a day to spend in Barbados. I decided to visit Bridgetown on my own and having read about the museum, walked into town. At 10 am on Monday December 22, 2014, a lady in the hall of the museum told me that the person selling tickets was not here yet. I asked... More 

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Saskatoon,SK Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I probablly learned more here about Barbados then anywhere else on the island. There was a nominal charge to get in. The didnt allow pictures so that probabally why there arent any. It was worht the hour we invested in going thru it. Its small but informative and the museum pieces are well kept. My teenage son even felt it... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We valued the comprehensive introduction to Barbados history on the first part of this visit, followed by the worthy tributes to the National Heroes. The admission data implied that a visit to the Parliament Building was included, but we found no open access to that building, nor did we find any explanation as to why it wasn't accessible.

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Massapequa Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

You can learn all about Barbados history and take a break from the heat! There was a small charge but worth it. This building is across from the Parliament (which was in session, so we could not get in) and has been used for many governmental purposes over the years (the post office, the treasury, this lovely museum). It is... More 

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