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George Washington House

| Bush Hill, Garrison, Barbados
+1 246-228-5461
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A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house, making Barbados the only foreign nation Washington ever visited.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his brother” (30 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Bush Hill, Garrison, Barbados
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+1 246-228-5461
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all the house was being rented by Late President George Washington brother Lawrence who was very sick. Second George Washington visited Lawrence back in 1700’s When both America and Barbados were part of the British Empire. Third the house is very charming. Fourth...More

Thank london057
Reviewed yesterday

Really interesting - although we have been to Barbados on several occasions some 30 years ago we had no idea about the George Washington connection. Good to see the house and contents and the introductory 15 minute video. Definitely worth a visit and do call...More

Thank Jacksville007
Reviewed 2 days ago

This site we found very interesting with a visit to the house, going into one of the garrison tunnels and the wondderful cafe.

Thank SteveY858
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a really informative time here. You have a personal tour around the house which has been set out as if The Washington brothers were there. There are some rooms you can go round yourself at you leisure. We also did the tour down the...More

Thank Richardofkent052
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so pleased we found this house and tour. It is a modestly sized house and museum, but very well presented and interesting, and the on site guide was excellent. We did not do the Garrison tunnels tour as well, as this was closed...More

Thank richardemail
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this place on February 1, 2018.Admission was $12.50 per person USD without going to the tunnels. The tour guides were very good but everything was a bit disorganized on that particular day because a tour group from the Cruise ships...More

Thank Edna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is not much here, they charge a hefty price to enter, the guided tour is interesting but short and there is not much to see, the caves which you also pay for is a joke, you go in, walk a short distance to see...More

Thank TheTravellingPirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid for a tour of the house and tunnel but there was just one man available to do the house and its environs (another for the tunnel)so he was constantly having to excuse himself to see to other visitors who were at different points...More

Thank bigcat494
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an excursion here on our Christmas cruise. I highly recommend it! I did not know the significance of this on our USA history! George lived here for 6 weeks. We also went into the tunnels...worth the visit.

Thank mollywis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit starts with a good video overview of the island in the 18th century and of the visit of the Washington brothers, who stayed there for some months. The house is charming and well furnished with period pieces including clothes and papers. Upstairs is...More

Thank margaret1014
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52yearoldskier
March 20, 2015|
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Response from SpinnerNYC | Reviewed this property |
I believe the menu changes. During our December "Dinner with George Washington" my wife and I had the following 18th Century local dishes...First course was Split Pea and Eddo Soup. Second course was Dolphin fish (mahi-mahi... More
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MTdreaming
March 6, 2015|
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Response from PJMS66 | Property representative |
It would be a 2.3 mile walk and you would need about 90 minutes to do the House and tunnels.
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OneOpini0n
February 28, 2015|
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Response from iowatravelerUsa | Reviewed this property |
We toured the museum last year. They do guided tours M-F. Tour times seemed to be as needed...when people arrived. Our guide was Martin. He is very knowledgeable!! This year we did the tunnel tour and the dinner. Very well... More
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