The Garrison, as it is known locally, is a small historic district just south of Bridgetown. Throughout the 1700's and the 1800's the area was the base for the British West Indies Regiment, Britain's Colonial Army in Barbados. The area is full of historic sites and buildings and is a great place to visit if you are looking to sample many different things in one place.
You can expect many of the building in the area to be built in the traditional colonial fashion, as that it when the buildings were built.
Consider staying in St. Matthias if you plan on visiting St. Ann's Garrison, as those visiting this area of Barbados will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. If you want to book your stay close to St. Ann's Garrison, you'll enjoy a decent selection of hotel room choices in the vicinity.
|Island Inn Hotel||Hotel||0.2 mi. (2.3 km)||NW|
|Savannah Hotel||Hotel||0.2 mi. (2.9 km)||SE|
|Grand Barbados Beach Resort||Resort||0.2 mi. (2.2 km)||NW|
|Radisson Aquatica Resort||Resort||0.2 mi. (2.2 km)||NW|
|Amaryllis Beach Resort||Resort||0.3 mi. (3.0 km)||SE|
|Hilton Hotel Barbados||Hotel||0.3 mi. (2.4 km)||W|
|Bajan Beach Cottages||Cottages||0.3 mi. (2.0 km)||NNW|
Island pastimes like golfing and taking to the water will also be found easily and are within close proximity. Historic site patrons also hoping to play a round or two of golf will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Rockley Golf Course. Many moments can also be enjoyed at Drill Hall Beach, the nearest beach. But, an additional selection of outdoor choices are situated in the surrounding area. Historic site guests will also find a variety of interesting places out of the sun within a reasonable distance. Not far away are another pair of attractions--George Washington House and Garrison Savannah.
Call their number ahead to find out the exact hours of operation.
If you need to know the price of admission, dial up St. Ann's Garrison before your visit to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.
Phone Number: (246) 426-8982
FAX: (246) 429-6663
Location: St. Matthias, Barbados
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