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Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-1469
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Before exploring the island, stop at this museum and update your knowledge of the history of the Caribbean.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
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Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-1469

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum will take up about 30 minutes of your time, unless you are a hard core museum visitor. The exhibits are mostly older, but if you have children or time to kill it is okay.

Thank CozumelYachtsLtd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the former court house, this small museum does a reasonable job in presenting some of the history of the island. The displays are not well organised, and the objects not well diplayed. That said, some of the panel descriptions were informative and well...More

Thank EWPD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, small, looked like a school project that had been put together. Not really worth the entrance fee

Thank Paul H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Do support and visit this fascinating museum, it is totally engrossing and worth spending the time looking around. Also a welcome break from the heat !

Thank Renee194
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I found this place informative and the people there were very friendly. I was researching my family tree and upstairs there are a series of books that contained histories of the families of Antigua which were helpful in my research.

Thank Carlossantos1973
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Not a big museum, but if you have the time visit. Went with a group of ten people while we had some free time.

Thank Wade R
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I think it is very easy to visit Antigua and be sucked in to the resort lifestyle or only visit for a day trip off a cruise and miss what made Antigua in to the place it is today. With this in mind I frogmarched...More

Thank HappyHolidays2007
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend did a morning trip out to St. John's harbour after looking around the shops we wanted to kill some time out taxi driver informed us about this museum. It's small compact but full of history in particular the slavery trade in...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed May 25, 2017

By visiting this small but very interesting museum in the heart of town, one will learn about the history of the island, the uprising of the slaves , and the pathetic manner in which Britain has exploited the Caribbean for their own gain, and are...More

2  Thank Antigua J
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Lots of interesting information, enthusiastically and well presented, easily accessible but parking may be a problem most of the day.

Thank Liz W
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November 27, 2016|
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Response from Sheila H | Reviewed this property |
about a 7 min walk