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Museum of Antigua and Barbuda: Tours & Tickets

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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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Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

While on a visit to see my Mothe-in-Law. We decided to tour the museum. We were able to shoot our children the rich history of the islands including artifacts from the Slave trade to The Sugar Mills. A must visit while in the capital.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Neida R
Reviewed 3 September 2019

This small museum is a wealth of information about the islands, from its natural history through the fight for independence. With a few carefully curated displays you can learn so much about what created the islands, and who peopled the islands. Then you move to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank janetf342
Reviewed 24 July 2019

A welcome oasis of cool air to escape the heat, it is very interesting and you should definitely visit to learn about the history of this beautiful island

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank clarkes877
Reviewed 30 June 2019

I like trains so it had my attention. Beyond that, you can pretty much look in the door and see it all. Not impressed. Needs some major work.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LufkinPR
Reviewed 26 May 2019

The outside of the building has an interesting collection of old trains manufactured in the UK. Inside is an interesting summary of island history and artifacts from the Arawaks to tthe modern day including British military garrisoned on the island, local slavery and sugar production...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank xyjason
Reviewed 21 April 2019

One story historical museum tells the story of Antiqua and the Barbudas . Well documented historical explanations. Worth the stop.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank WillieMacfan
Reviewed 28 March 2019 via mobile

Situated in the old court building, this small museum gives an excellent overview of the island's history. At first glance the exhibition looks disappointingly simple, but a lot of thought has gone into the displays. As such it takes just one showcase to highlight Antigua's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 21 March 2019

I was surprised to see some poor reviews of this very interesting museum. While slavery is of course covered, as one reviewer noted, languages of the island, the prehistory, a carefully made rmation about the all-important sugar industry and a lot more. I visited several...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 March 2019

Very small museum. Only $3 entrance fee. Took about 30 minutes to take it all in. Very close to the cathedral.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank William R
Reviewed 17 March 2019

Interesting but very dated, nice to support a local institution which needs all teh support it can get

Date of experience: March 2019
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