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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by due to being big history buffs. It was OK but not much there. We walked around a few minutes then left. Cost us $90 Taxi ride from our resort. Not worth it. Very old & not well kept museum.

Thank rdr1rn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for a visit, beautiful place, plenty of places to stop for lunch, pop into the museum for a trip through time and if your feeling fit take a hike up to Shirley heights for the breathtaking views

Thank furminger69
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The boys liked this-I thought it was ok. There is some interesting history and the building are nice. Location is by the waterfront and we viewed it from a boat a few days before which I thought gave a more interesting view of the area....More

Thank P C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We thought we would go and have a look at the dockyard while on Antigua, it was OK, we saw The Old Admirals House which is now a museum of charts, Indian relics, pictures, etc., The Admirals Inn has been converted to a hotel. A...More

Thank PNEPETE
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We visited this out of season so had a tour guide all to ourselves. It was very informative and the place is beautiful and stunning. Well worth going to understand nelsons history

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited during Sailing week, fabulous yachts, lovely atmosphere, buzzy and very safe. We stayed in Falmouth so went to the dockyard most days, although the Adventure Antigua boat trip we did also came into to the dockyard - must say this really was the...More

Thank Renee194
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip to Nelsons Dockyard. We took the tour which was very quick but gave us some useful facts. Children loved wandering around and with a lovely breeze we had time to sit and relax. We had the most delicious lunch at Admiral...More

Thank Sharonmacdonald
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great place to visit and learn about. Wood working store had some great stuff. Very reasonable. Lot's of cannons! Perfect place for some Antiquian History.

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Architecturally brilliant. Lots of historic things to see (museums and old English naval buildings).

Thank TheBob623
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went on a Monday with Almond Peters, who runs and owns Pelican Safari Tours (a must-do and we highly recommend his tour). We really appreciated seeing this site, as they have historical markers all around and a great museum. They have little shops and...More

Thank TravelGalNC85
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Karen R
17 October 2017|
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Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
We took the local bus and it was inexpensive and we really enjoyed interacting with the local people. Your hotel should be able to help. The bus drops you right at the dockyard gates.
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ritaandgarethhughes
7 October 2017|
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Response from Renee194 | Reviewed this property |
Don't forget that there is an entrance fee for Shirley heights and Nelsons Dockyard ! Have a great time.
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foxyflyer59
5 August 2017|
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Response from Chriski M | Reviewed this property |
As per other answer there are numerous operators offering trips to the Dockyard and Shirley Heights. You get access to the dockyard, Shirley heights and the cultural centre ( very near the lookout) Taxi rates can vary... More
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