Carter House

Built in 1640, the Carter House is one of the first houses on the island of Bermuda. It was built by the decedents of Christopher Carter who was came with the first colonization party to the island. Today the house acts as a museum to a random assortment of Bermudan artifacts, with some focus on whaling and farming.


Visitors to the Carter House will be able to explore the small museums collection of artifacts and learn about the early economy of Bermuda, as well as a little about daily life.

Staying Close

Consider staying in St. George's Island if you plan on visiting Carter House, since visitors to this part of Bermuda will have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. With only a few accommodations in the area around this museum, minimal tourist movement might be predicted.

Hotels near Carter House
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Aunt Neas Inn At Hillcrest Hotel St. David's Island 1.1 mi. (0.2 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Lively guests will additionally be charmed by the area because of the possibility of outdoor pursuits. Tourists who are interested in testing their skills at the green, will be able to do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is St. George's Golf Club. Uneventful days can also be spent at Paget Island Beach, the closest beach. However, an additional selection of beach and golf choices remain in the neighborhood. Guests will encounter a fair number of indoor places to visit in the vicinity. You'll find two attractions -Kindey Field Park and Gates Fort- both of which are located a short distance from the museum.


Operating Hours

The museum is generally open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The museum closed on all weekdays between the months of November and March.


There is no admission fee to explore the house, though donations are gladly accepted.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 293-1642

Location: South Side Road, St. George's Island, Bermuda


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