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

Those wishing to visit Commissioner's House may choose to book their trip on Ireland Island North, as guests staying in this region of Bermuda will have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. Because you'll find a concentration of hotels close to Commissioner's House, vacationers visiting the area will easily find something that suits their particular needs.

Hotels near Commissioner's House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Corals B & B 2.3 mi. (1.0 km) SW
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
Mazarine by the Sea Guest house 3.1 mi. (0.8 km) SE
The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club Hotel 3.2 mi. (0.5 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Commissioner's House. The most convenient restaurant is Frog & Onion, which serves British dishes. Frog & Onion is maybe about a couple hundred yards from this landmark, so grab a table and peruse the menu. Hammerhead's Bar and Grill and Bone Fish offer additional restaurant choices nearby. At Bone Fish you and your group should be sure to eat some Caribbean food and experience the Bermuda culture.


Contact Information

Location: Ireland Island North, Bermuda


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