Heritage Collection Museum

Now a site of historical significance that is part of the Anguilla Heritage Trail, this private museum is run by a local writer who is also a huge wealth of knowledge regarding history and culture of the island. The property details the fascinating history of the island's people, from the British settlement and importation of slaves to averting plans to depopulate the island.

What to Expect

More of a people's history than the history of the island itself, this museum focuses on important figures from the past and the perseverance of the local people through adversity, endemics, and hurricanes. Exhibits include photographs, artifacts, and archaeological finds, but the owner, Mr. Petty is the most impressive feature.

You can't miss this building, as it has been recently painted the island's national colors in strips that beging at the roof and go all the way to the ground.

Staying Close

Heritage Collection Museum is located in Island Harbour, ensuring visitors to this area of Anguilla will have the benefit of easy access to this museum during their visit. If you'd like to find a place within easy reach of Heritage Collection Museum, there are a fair number of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Heritage Collection Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Arawak Beach Inn Hotel 0.9 mi. (7.1 km) NW
Serenity Cottages Cottages 1.9 mi. (5.3 km) W
Allamanda Beach Club Hotel 2.0 mi. (5.3 km) W
The Manoah Hotel -- --
Ku Hotel Hotel 2.3 mi. (5.0 km) W
Lloyd's Bed and Breakfast B & B -- --
Las Esquinas B & B 6.6 mi. (2.5 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of dining options to choose from in the community around the museum. The closest place to eat is Falcon's Nest, which serves up American meals. Elite Beach Restaurant and Bar and Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery are a couple other restaurant options within reach of this location. At Hibernia Restaurant and Art Gallery you and your party should be sure to sample Asian dishes and enjoy the Anguilla scene.

Information

Operating Hours

The museum is open from Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Payment

Arrive at this attraction prepared to hand over the cost of admission, which you can determine by calling beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (264) 235-7440

Location: East End, Anguilla

Website: http://www.offshore.com.ai/heritage/

 

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