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Address: | Bush Hill, Garrison, Barbados
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+1 246-228-5461
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house,...

A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house, making Barbados the only foreign nation Washington ever visited.

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Dinner with George

While in Barbados you need to explore the culture as well as the beaches. Dinner with George, (which takes place certain months of the year) is a night out that you will be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While in Barbados you need to explore the culture as well as the beaches. Dinner with George, (which takes place certain months of the year) is a night out that you will be thrilled that you signed up for. The Dinner Theatre has been taking place for 4 years and they have just celebrated their 50th dinner. George Washington spent... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon this after having breakfast at the small cafe located at the entrance. We toured the tunnels and then toured the house where he and his brother once stayed. The grounds were beautiful and well kept. Very informative as our tour guide walked us through. We went on a Thursday which at noon you can walk over to... More 

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish my timing was better, but as often happens when you don't follow a plan you sometimes miss things. What I missed was the Dinner with George. I could not find it on any website (including now as I write this). The guide on our tour was knowledgeable and personable. Our timing made us the last tour of the... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You get to see the ties between America d the Caribbean due to George Washington ... And the house is beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and engaging guides, be prepared for a walk, comfortable shoes a must! The tunnels are fascinating, as well as the information. Finally found the military cemetery, will return in daytime for a better view. The George Washington historians make this tour a gem.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

19 year old George Washington stayed here for 2 months in 1751 with his sick older brother. This was his only trip outside the USA. Tour starts with a 15 minute video show giving details of Washingtons visit, followed by a guided tour of the house. Very interesting and recommended if you have any interest in USA history.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting tour of the house which George Washington lived in when in Barbados, the tour guide was very knowledgeable and the on-site cafe was absolutely first class

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since I am a great fan of the US and if history I had to visit this site. The tour starts with a little movie which gives you an overview about G. W. 's Trip to Barbados. I even had a tour guide in the house for my own since nobody else seemed to be there by the time I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great location opposite the racecourse. The guides (yes you get several even though in our experience parties are small) were very informative without being overbearing. After the escorted part of the tour you are free to look round further at your leisure. Anyone who is not comfortable in confined spaces may wish to give the tunnel part of... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We did the George Washington House and Tunnel Tour. It was great. Even though the day was busy with cruise ship tourists, my husband and I were in a small group of 6 and had a great tour. Both guides (1 for the house; 1 for the tunnel) were excellent with their information. I think a large tour group would... More 

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