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, since travelers to this region of Bermuda will have easy site access throughout their trip. If you want to book your stay close to this historical site, you'll find a decent selection of hotels in the region to choose from.

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 while viewing the historic site, don't worry -- you can find a plentiful supply of restaurants in the vicinity. Frog & Onion, which sells British dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. The dining establishment is a short distance off, but distant enough that you might want to aim for employing a means of transport to arrive. Hammerhead's Bar and Grill and Bone Fish are some of the other dining options close-by. At Bone Fish you and your party will want to try out Caribbean meals and experience the flavors of Bermuda.


Contact Information

Location: Ireland Island North, Bermuda


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