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

Downtown St. John's is a good option for those wishing to visit The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, since those staying in this region of Antigua will have easy access to this museum during their visit. There isn't much congestion in the area near the museum, perhaps because there are very few 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

If you find your belly rumbling after your museum visit, don't worry -- you're going to find a plentiful supply of food offerings in this area. KFC High Street, which offers American fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The eatery is a slight distance off, but far enough that you may need to make arrangements for using a type of transport to travel there. Also within reach, you'll have options like Roti King and Commissioner Grill where you and your group will want to try a bite of Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the local foods and culture of Antigua.


Operating Hours

Call the museum ahead to determine the exact hours of operation.


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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