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Review of National Museum of Bermuda

National Museum of Bermuda
The Keep, Sandys MA 01, Bermuda | The Old Royal Naval Dockyard, MA 01, Bermuda
441-234-1418
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Inside the world of secret underground tunnels, shipwrecked explorers and hidden treasure.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

WOW --- coming from a town that boasts its own fort (fort adams -- newport ri), this Fort/Museum was by far one of the best kept secrets of the Royal Navy Dockyard--and the cost was minimal and it goes to the up keep of the Museum --$10 an adult and children under 12 FREE!!...You first walk in to a spralling parade ground with a statue of King Neptune -- you can walk up the hill to the left to the Commanders House and have breathtaking views of all the dock yard--cruise ships --and the atlantic--amazing --watch out for the sheep--and dont forget to try and get on port tv's web cam -- oh yeah go see the dolphins at dolphin quest FREE to watch---cost $$$ to swin with them. Do not miss this , especially for the view!

Visited October 2013
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Fombell, Pennsylvania
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“Historical Presentation of the Dockyard area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Very comprehensive displays on walls in rooms refurbished with period furniture and history of battles, etc. in the Commissioner's House. Well worth the $10 entry fee. Somewhat recently reopened.

Visited November 2013
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Fombell, Pennsylvania
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“Historical Presentation of the Dockyard area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Very comprehensive historical presentation of battles and the history of the dockyard with rooms presented in the Commissioners House with authentic furniture of the historical periods discussed.

Visited November 2013
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Oakville, ontario
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“Excellent Overview Of Bermuda History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

If you and your touring party have a limited time to visit this island than this historic site in my personal opinio is worth the appproximately two hours it will take to properly visit this site. It focus on its paast as both an important naval port to th British plus for trading purposes with other nations around the world. It was not only a fort but severed as a living aarrangements for a high ranking British offical. Besides walking the grounds to get a sense of history but tour the various buildings as well. It covers the use of hydro, their sailing history, slavery, money, stamps but the everyday life of the people that lived under British rule for many centuries. In my personal opinion, it is worth the 10 dollar US money admission price. I like history so taking this walking tour with a friend of mine from the USA was certainly worth it in educating myself about this island of 67,000 people.

Visited October 2013
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Syracuse, NY
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“Living museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

As the other reviewers have said, the museum has tremendous views...if you think you are going here for a dry history lesson you would be wrong. This is a living museum. You can walk around the large grounds area and take in panoramic views of Bermuda from the hilltop. I liked watching the black and white sheep who keep the grass short. If you are wandering around the dockyard area, take the time to do this.

Visited October 2013
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