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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.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Bush Hill, Garrison, Barbados
+1 246-228-5461
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like history this a great place to visit in barbados. For your entry fee you get to watch a video depicting George Washington's time in barbados and a guided tour of the house, upstairs there is small museum about the wider history of...More

Thank Nikk19_84
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the home of George Washington in Barbados and were treated to journey back in time from the guide. This is a beautiful house filled with treasures and you will be treated to a trip back in history. Well worth the ticket money. We...More

Thank Vee50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a couple we so enjoyed a tour of this facility. It started off with a brief film then a tour with a great guide into the house and property. Very worthwhile!!!! Belinda

Thank belwil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing is too much for the staff here. They are relaxed, entertaining, informative and completely at ease with all the historical information. I advise to pay for the tour with tunnels - BD$20 for adults. The house and gardens offer so much to see and...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the tour of the house and the tunnels. Staff very well informed and obviously keen to impart their knowledge. They all had a great pride in the house which comes across Exhibits upstairs very informative and tour of tunnels was fascinating

Thank Aine Y
Reviewed 13 August 2017

we enjoyed a short morning visit to this historic building. with a guided tour and short video presentation well worth a visit

Thank Zaidaziz27
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy history this will be a place to visit. There was a short film before the tour which was great. The tour was very interesting, it can long or short depending how on fast you read or your interest. The kitchen was a...More

Thank SammyWills26
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Walked to George Washington House while staying at the Hilton. Excellent tour was given, including underground tunnels. Interesting and fun! Nice breakfast café on premises as well.

Thank SenoritaSuzieCapeCod
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Beautifully restored and adjacent to the historic garrison this offers a fascinating insight into Barbados history as well as that of GW. We were the only visitors and so enjoyed a private guided tour of the house and of the garrison tunnels ( don't miss...More

Thank Risottorules
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This well maintained house dates back to the weeks George Washington stayed there as a young man. Most from USA have little knowledge of Washington's couple of months in Barbados. Tour of house well done and museum upstairs interesting. If you are from the USA...More

Thank MetsNYC
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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
7 March 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.
1 March 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