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.

Plenty of museums serve their visitors more than just the occasion to enjoy the property. Food and beverages are additionally sometimes available for guests at a further cost. Sunbury Plantation House & Museum is one such example.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Sunbury Plantation House & Museum may choose to book their trip in St. Philip Parish, as those staying in this region of Barbados will be pleased to have easy museum access during their visit. With a broad selection of places to stay near Sunbury Plantation House & Museum, travelers visiting the region will have ample options when choosing a room.

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

Even though many visitors will like snacking on-site during their trip to the museum, still others will elect to try the dishes somewhere else in the neighborhood. There are a good number of options to choose from in the community nearby Sunbury Plantation House & Museum. The closest restaurant is Chefette Six Roads, which serves International meals. Chefette Six Roads is a brief ways away, but removed enough that you will want to make arrangements for employing a particular means of transportation to arrive. Cutters of Barbados and D'Onofrio's Trattoria are some of the other dining possibilities in the area. At D'Onofrio's Trattoria you and your companions may test out Italian meals and enjoy the culture of Barbados.


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 institution with plans to give over the total cost of admission, which your party can figure out by phoning ahead of time.

Contact Information

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



Location: St. Philip Parish, Barbados


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