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

The Museum of Antigua and Barbuda is located in downtown St. John's, which means those visiting this part of Antigua will have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. There isn't much congestion in the area near the museum, particularly since there is such a modest selection of hotel booking options in the vicinity.

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 work up an appetite viewing this museum, you're in luck, since you're going to find a broad selection of food and beverage places within traveling distance. KFC High Street, which has a menu full of American meals, offers convenient access to the museum. It's just around a short distance away from this landmark, so grab a table and eat up! Also close-by, you and your party will encounter options including Roti King and Commissioner Grill where you and your party can sample Caribbean food and enjoy the culture of Antigua.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the museum are not readily available, meaning that your party's best chance at success is phoning in advance to make certain the site is going to be open to visitors during the time you and your group want 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, St. John's, Antigua


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