Cricket Legends Museum

One of the many things the British have brought to the island of Barbados is the love of the game Cricket. This museum is the ultimate memorial to the game on Barbados, with their legends and memories featured in exhibits. Any sports lover interested in cricket will enjoy this place. If you have never before witnessed cricket, then this museum may be a perfect first experience.

What to Expect

The museum space at Cricket Legends Museum is filled with memorabilia that dates back to the early 1990s. Autographed bats, uniforms worn in championship games, and, the museum's prized possession, the ball bowled by Wes Hall in the first hat-trick by a West Indian, are all on display here.

Set inside the beautiful and historic Herbert House, the Cricket Legends Museum makes the most of the space with several different designated displays. This includes the Legends Room, the Museum Gallery, and an event space. Most of the memorabilia is located within a brightly lit room painted with blue walls. The facility is spacious and kept clean, making it appear new every time you walk in.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Bridgetown if you plan on visiting Cricket Legends Museum, since visitors to this region of Barbados will have convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. There are a good amount of hotels in the community surrounding this landmark.

Hotels near Cricket Legends Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments Hotel 1.6 mi. (2.0 km) ESE
Bajan Beach Cottages Cottages 1.7 mi. (2.0 km) SE
Radisson Aquatica Resort Resort 1.8 mi. (2.2 km) SE
Grand Barbados Beach Resort Resort 1.8 mi. (2.2 km) SE
Island Inn Hotel Hotel 1.9 mi. (2.3 km) SE
Hilton Hotel Barbados Hotel 1.9 mi. (2.4 km) SSE
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn B & B 2.2 mi. (2.9 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

If you find yourself hungry after spending time in the museum, no problem -- there is a concentration of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby eatery is Sylvester's Restaurant, a wonderful restaurant to have a bite to eat at on your way to spending time at this museum. Tim's On De Highway and KFC Trident House are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At KFC Trident House you will want to eat some American fare and experience the flavors of Barbados.

Information

Operating Hours

You can tour the Cricket Legends Museum from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guided tours are available every 30 minutes.

In addition to their regular operating hours, Cricket Legends Museum is also open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Payment

For price of admission, dial up Cricket Legends Museum ahead of time to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 227-2651

Location: Fontabelle Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

Website: http://www.cricketlegendsbarbados.com/

Email: info@cricketlegendsbarbados.com

 

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