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

You may enjoy staying in downtown Road Town if you plan on visiting Folk Museum, as visitors to this area of the Virgin Islands will have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. There isn't much congestion in the area near the museum, especially as there are so few hotel rooms close.

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

One nearby beach that does pull in many museum guests, is Nanny Cay.


Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for Folk Museum isn't readily available, meaning that your party's smartest option is calling ahead of time to confirm the property will be up and running during the time you and your party intend to head over.


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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