Folk Museum

This small museum offers a quick look at the island's history, especially during the days of the slave trade. Investigate old relics and check out the old home which houses the museum.


Check out old stone tools, pottery and shipwreck items and pick up a t-shirt or souvenir.

Staying Close

Folk Museum is located in downtown Road Town, which means those staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. You can expect little traffic surrounding the museum, especially as there are so few places to stay in the vicinity.

Hotels near Folk Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Maria Hotel by the Sea Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) ENE
Village Cay Resort & Marina Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) N
Mooring-Mariner Inn Hotel -- --
Fort Burt Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.0 km) SSE
Treasure Isle Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.7 km) N
Prospect Reef Resort Resort 0.8 mi. (1.4 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this museum; you're going to find an impressive array of dining possibilities in the general vicinity. The most nearby eatery is Pusser's Road Town Pub, which serves Caribbean food. The restaurant is just about less than a hundred yards away from this site's location, so grab a table and peruse the menu. Also within reach, you and your party will have eateries such as Capriccio di Mare and Palm Terrace so with any luck, at least one of these nearby choices will appease the whole group.


Operating Hours

The operating hours for the museum aren't readily available, meaning your top chance at success is phoning in advance to make sure the site is going to be open during the time you and your group have plans to visit.


This glimpse into the past is free of charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (284) 494-3701 ext. 5005

Location: 98 Main Street, downtown Road Town, Tortola


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