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

You may enjoy staying in downtown Hamilton if you plan on visiting Sessions House, since travelers to this part of Bermuda will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. Even though the region isn't jam-packed with visitors, you'll still find a varied 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
Little Pomander Guest House Guest house 0.5 mi. (1.6 km) E
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

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious travelers may likely be enchanted by the region because of the options for open-air pursuits. Historic site guests with a keen interest in golf can do so at the nearest course, Ocean View Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to Grape Bay Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. Though the outdoor options above are the most convenient to access, there will still be a wide selection of similar recreation options. You will discover plenty of interesting places out of the sun in the vicinity. You'll find a couple of additional places of interest nearby -Victoria Park and Bermuda National Gallery- which are both located within just a few miles of the historic site.


Operating Hours

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


Arrive at this site ready to pay the price of admission, which you can figure out by calling in advance.

Contact Information

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

Location: 21 Parliament Street, Hamilton, Bermuda


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