Sunbury Plantation House & Museum

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The Sunbury Plantation House is over 300 years old and was the home of a very early settler on the island. The house changed owners many times. Learn all about the fascinating history of the well-preserved plantation on a guided tour, every room is open for viewing.

Exhibits and Offerings

With a restaurant, guided tours and gorgeous grounds and interior, this giant plantation house is worth visiting if the history of Barbados interests you. Exhibits include Victorian women's under garments, portraits of historic figures, and a playpen filled with dolls that are nearly two centuries old. Rentals are available for private functions.

Those coming here will find an on-location eatery allowing hungry guests to have a bite to eat during their visit to this landmark.

Staying Close

Sunbury Plantation House & Museum is located in St. Philip Parish, ensuring those staying in this part of Barbados will be pleased to have easy museum access during their visit. Because you'll find an impressive variety of places to stay in the vicinity of Sunbury Plantation House & Museum, vacationers visiting the region will easily find something that suits their particular needs.

Hotels near Sunbury Plantation House & Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Casa Grande Hotel Resort 2.3 mi. (10.4 km) S
The Crane Residential Resort Hotel 2.9 mi. (13.9 km) ESE
Tropical Winds Apartment Hotel Hotel 3.2 mi. (13.4 km) E
Shonlan Airport Hotel Hotel 3.3 mi. (7.1 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like hitting a few rounds of golf and taking to the water will also be found easily in the region. Museum visitors also wishing to get in a game of golf should consider going to the closest course, Barbados Golf Club. Long moments can also be spent at Foul Bay, the most close-by beach. While the options above may be the most convenient to access, you'll still have access to a good selection of equally enjoyable outdoor options. If you would rather remain inside there are also several places of interest to visit within a short distance. Not far away is St. Philip's Church, one of the few indoor places of interest located within a mile or so of the museum.


Operating Hours

There are tours offered of the house daily from 9:00 a.m. until the last tour begins at 4:30 p.m. The Sunbury House closes to the public at 5:00 p.m.


Arrive at this site ready to pay for the total cost of admission, which your group can figure out by calling before you leave.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 423-6270
FAX: (246) 423-5863

Location: St. Philip Parish, Barbados




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