Old Government House Museum

Visited by many royal figures through time, this location once housed all important government functions and was a residence for the governor. The building deteriorated quickly in the tropical climate and was almost demolished. It was spared that fate, renovated and opened as a museum.


Explore the beautiful grounds and building that make up the Old Government House Museum and enjoy pictures of royal visits and occasions that took place here.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Road Town if you plan on visiting Old Government House Museum, as those visiting this part of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. Despite the fact that the region isn't a concentrated tourist destination, you'll still find at least a handful of hotel rooms to pick from.

Hotels near Old Government House Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Fort Burt Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) SE
Maria Hotel by the Sea Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.1 km) N
Prospect Reef Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (1.4 km) SSE
Village Cay Resort & Marina Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.1 km) N
Mooring-Mariner Inn Hotel -- --
Treasure Isle Hotel Hotel 0.8 mi. (0.7 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the area and checking out the museum, you're in luck, as there is an exceptional selection of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The closest place to eat is Capriccio di Mare, which serves Italian dishes. The Pub and Marias Restaurant offer additional dining possibilities in the area. At Marias Restaurant you should test out International dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for Old Government House Museum isn't readily available, meaning that your best option is calling ahead of time to ensure the building is operating during the time you and your companions mean to stop by.


Admission price is $3.00.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (284) 494-4091

Website: http://www.oghm.org/

Location: Old Government House, Waterfront Drive, Road Town, Tortola


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