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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.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good53%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Long Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-1469

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 12 August 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 30 July 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 28 June 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 25 May 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 23 May 2017

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

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not open on the weekend, very good little museum, well set out. Shows the rich heritage of the island.

Thank 92brianandcatherine
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We wanted to find out a little more of the history of Antigua, not just what is shown at the usual tourist sites. Had to ask the locals how to find the place but found it eventually. A well laid out museum with the timeline...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A must do to see Antigua History .. Well Worth the effort to get there with parking a challenge... But it gives a good feel for antigua History

Thank gilkesm
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28 November 2016|
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Response from Sheila H | Reviewed this property |
about a 7 min walk