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

Those wishing to visit Carter House may choose to book their trip in St. George's Island, since travelers to this area of Bermuda will be pleased to have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. You won't find the area surrounding the museum flooded with tourists, especially as there are very few hotels close.

Location and What's Nearby

You'll discover a sizable number of culinary options to consider in the locale around this museum. Cafe Boulevard is a great eatery to enjoy a meal before spending time at the museum, and is the most convenient dining option from it. Cafe Boulevard is a short distance off, but far enough that you might decide to arrange for using a particular mode of transportation to get there. Polaris Restaurant and Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio offer additional refreshment choices nearby. At Wahoo's Waterside Bistro and Patio you can sample Caribbean fare and experience the culture of Bermuda.


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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