Fort St. Catherine

Photo Credit: © Craig Stanfill CC BY

Built in 1612 in wood, and finished with stone two years later, this early fort was meant to protect the small Barbados colony. It would be rebuilt five time to include new improvements and stronger features, though today it serves as a museum and historic attraction.

Staying Close

Fort St. Catherine is located in St. George's Island, ensuring those visiting this area of Bermuda will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. There isn't much congestion in the area near the historic site, perhaps because there are very few hotel rooms close.

Hotels near Fort St. Catherine
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Aunt Neas Inn At Hillcrest Hotel St. David's Island 0.7 mi. (0.2 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor amusements like working on one's golf game and water sports are by no means hard to come by here. Historic site guests interested in testing their skills on the golf course can do so at the nearest course, St. George's Golf Club. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, think about heading over to St. Catherine's Beach, which is the closest beach to Fort St. Catherine. While the options above may be the most convenient to access, you will still find numerous equally enjoyable beach and golf options. You will encounter a variety of indoor attractions in the vicinity. There are a couple of additional places of interest nearby -Tucker House Museum and Alexandras Battery Park- which are both situated within a couple miles of the historic site.


Operating Hours

The museum is open everyday except for Sundays.


Show up at this site ready to give over the total cost of admission, which you can determine by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 297-1920

Location: 15 Coot Pond Road, St. George's Island, Bermuda


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