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.

Guests will find an on-site eatery allowing guests to grab a bite to eat before or after visiting.

Staying Close

St. Philip Parish is a good option for those wishing to visit Sunbury Plantation House & Museum, because visitors to this region of Barbados will have the benefit of easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. There are numerous lodgings close to the museum.

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

Lively visitors may also be enchanted by the area because of the ample availability of outdoor pursuits. Museum visitors with a keen interest in golf can do so at the nearest course, Barbados Golf Club. Lazy moments can also be filled with time at Foul Bay, the closest beach. While the options above may be the most convenient to access, you'll still have access to at least a few other equally enjoyable outdoor activities. Guests will find themselves near a small group of additional landmarks nearby. One of the few additional attractions in the area surrounding this museum that tourists may enjoy is St. Philip's Church.


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.


If you need to know the price of admission, call Sunbury Plantation House & Museum before your visit to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

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

Location: St. Philip Parish, Barbados




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