Commissioner's House

Designed in 1822 and completed in 1827, the Commissioner's House was a combination of an executive residence and administrative officers for the Dockyard. It was handed over to the army in in 1837 who kept it until the British left the island in 1951. The house remained abandoned until 1974 when the Bermuda Maritime Museum took control of it.


Visitors to the house will be able to explore the beautiful grounds, as well as view one of the several exhibits on display outside. Groups hosting an event can also rent out the house if they wish.

Staying Close

Ireland Island North is a good option for those wishing to visit Commissioner's House, since travelers to this area of Bermuda will be pleased to have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. If you wish to book your stay near this historical site, there are quite a few hotel room choices in the vicinity.

Hotels near Commissioner's House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Cambridge Beaches Resort Resort 2.5 mi. (1.0 km) SW
Robin's Nest Hotel 2.6 mi. (1.1 km) SE
Hi-Roy Guest House Guest house 2.7 mi. (1.0 km) SE
Windsong Hotel 2.7 mi. (0.9 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite viewing this historic site, you're in luck, since you can find an impressive array of dining possibilities in this area. Frog & Onion, which has a menu full of British fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The restaurant is only about a couple hundred yards from this site's location, so stop by and dig in! Hammerhead's Bar and Grill and Bone Fish are some of the additional food and drink options near Commissioner's House. At Bone Fish you might test out Caribbean cuisine and experience the flavors of Bermuda.


Contact Information

Location: Ireland Island North, Bermuda


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