The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda

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Puruse this museum and discover the fascinating history of Antigua, from before European settlements to cultural experiences today. It may provide you with a new lens with which to view this tropical paradise.

What to Expect

Exhibits at the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda include models of sugar plantations and steam engines, paintings and prints of Antigua and Barbuda, and a display of precious island stones.

The building that houses the collections is of historical significance itself: the St. John's Court House of 1750. On top of the history and natural history exhibits, the museum also has a reference library.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda may choose to book their trip in downtown St. John's, since travelers to this part of Antigua will be excited to have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. You can expect little traffic surrounding the museum, perhaps because there aren't many lodging options close.

Hotels near The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
Hotel Type Distance Direction
City View Hotel Hotel -- --
Heritage Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) SW
Anchorage Inn Hotel -- --
Serendipity Cottages Cottages -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are a handful of convenient open air options to partake in when you are not exploring The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda. Tourists who are interested in testing their skills at the golf course, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing option, which is Cedar Valley Golf Club. Uneventful moments can also be planned at Fort James Beach, the closest beach. Though the selection isn't overly extensive, a few additional similar opportunities in the sun to choose from nearby. Visitors will also find a fair number of indoor places to visit within a reasonable distance. Located only a short distance away are two additional alluring attractions close by--St. John's Cathedral and Deluxe Cinemas.


Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda isn't readily available, meaning that your group's top option is calling in advance to ensure the property will be operating when you mean to visit.


The cost of admission into the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda is $3(USD), or $8(EC). Children under the age of 12 may enter free of charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (268) 462-1469

Location: Long Street, downtown St. John's, Antigua




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