Folkstone Museum

Learn about the marine flora and fauna of the area and then enjoy a snorkeling expedition on an artificial reef formed by a sunken ship.


Check out aquariums full of rare sea creatures and then enjoy the park's recreational area featuring tennis courts, picnic areas, a snack stand to get refreshed and snorkeling and diving opportunities.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Holetown if you plan on visiting Folkstone Museum, since visitors to this area of Barbados will have convenient access to the museum during their time there. There is a sufficient bunch of lodgings in the area surrounding Folkstone Museum.

Hotels near Folkstone Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Coral Reef Club Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.8 km) NW
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) SE
Colony Club Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.0 km) N
The Sandpiper Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) SE
Starfish Discovery Bay Resort 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) SE
Mango Bay Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) SSE
Glitter Bay Villas Villa complex 0.6 mi. (1.7 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like playing a few holes of golf and taking to the water are also enjoyed by many and are within close proximity. Museum patrons looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course. Free days can also be planned at Folkestone Beach, the nearest beach. Even though the options above are the easiest to get to, you will still find an impressive spread of equally enjoyable outdoor options. If you would prefer to remain indoors, there are also a few other places you may want to visit only a short distance away. A popular spot for activities and fun just a short distance from the museum is Folkstone Marine Park, and you can find it a short distance away.


Operating Hours

Call the museum ahead to get the exact hours of operation.


Arrive at Folkstone Museum prepared to hand over the cost of admission, which your party can figure out by calling beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 422-2871

Location: Highway 1 , Holetown, Barbados


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