Sessions House

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The second official House of Assembly, it is also the current. Built in 1826 due to the the capital being changed to Hamilton, the Session House has since then been the seat of the government of Bermuda.

What to Expect

Feel free to tour the Session House during the open hours and gain an understanding of how governance on this island works.

Visitors to the Session House should be able to easily spot it, as it looks very similar to a scaled down version of the famous Session House in London, with a New World Twist.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Sessions House may choose to book their trip in downtown Hamilton, since those staying in this part of Bermuda will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their visit. Although the region isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a good selection of lodgings to pick from.

Hotels near Sessions House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Oxford House Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.6 km) W
Erith Guest House Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.7 km) ESE
Rosemont Apartments Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.7 km) W
Rosedon Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.8 km) W
Edgehill Manor Guest House Guest house 0.6 mi. (0.6 km) W
Royal Palms Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.5 km) W
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Resort 0.7 mi. (0.9 km) WSW

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor amusements like golfing and taking to the water are also enjoyed by many and are within close proximity. Historic site visitors interested in testing their skills on the golf course will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Ocean View Golf Course. Long hours can also be planned at Grape Bay Beach, the closest beach. Happily, multiple golf and beach attractions are located in the surrounding area. Guests will find additional other local attractions in this general vicinity. Not far away are two additional interesting places nearby to visit--Liberty Theatre and Victoria Park.


Operating Hours

The Session House is open to the public on Mondays only.


Show up at this site prepared to pay the cost of admission, which you can nail down by calling beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 292-7408 Or (441) 292-1350

Location: 21 Parliament Street, downtown Hamilton, Bermuda


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