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

St. George's Island is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort St. Catherine, since visitors to this part of Bermuda will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. With only a small number of hotels in the region surrounding Fort St. Catherine, a small amount of foot movement can be bargained for.

Location and What's Nearby

Spry guests will additionally be engaged by the area because of the ample availability of open-air pursuits. Historic site guests who would also like to work on their golf game will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Tucker's Point. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, you might want to head over to St. Catherine's Beach, which is the closest beach to Fort St. Catherine. Even though the options above are the easiest to get to, you will still find a good selection of equally enjoyable outdoor options. Historic site visitors will encounter multiple other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. Just a short distance away you will find two additional interesting places nearby to visit--Unfinished Church and Sommers Garden.


Operating Hours

The museum is open everyday except for Sundays.


Arrive at this site with plans to give over the cost of admission, which your party can learn by phoning beforehand.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 297-1920

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


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