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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another to put on the list to visit!! Our tour guide was excellent there is a great museum and fantastic look into the past of British rule.

Thank Greener2711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so nice you can spend a day here or two hours sit sat and enjoy we go here every time we are here

Thank tadge69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Explored this area in May. The venue is full of historical information about Nelson and the English occupancy of Antigua. In addition to a museum and numerous historic buildings there are plenty of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes. If you visit the Fort...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this when you are in Antigua. The tour is very interesting and there are usually some very nice yachts in. Be sure to stop off the sail shop to see their work. The gift shops have nice gifts and the straw market that...More

Thank Stephie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facility is a maritime history lesson showing life in the West Indies in the past centuries. Spend the time to learn the past and also enjoy the modern sailboats in the marina and in the bay

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the dockyard early and were very lucky to get our own personal guide ( Jordan) Learnt a lot about the history of the dockyard. The workers got 4 half days off.... per year! Can imagine this would not be great when busy...More

Thank chriski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nelson's Dockyard is a must see in Antigua, it is so well preserved and the museum is well laid out and informative with good display items. There is a great backery behind the museum with a variety of very tasty pasties and the hotel on...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Nelson's Dockyard as one stop on a private taxi half-day island tour. Entry to the Dockyard was on a combo ticket along with Shirley Heights, $8 U.S. per person. The Dockyard was fascinating and beautiful. We regretted not allowing more time. Upon admission,...More

Thank deisenstein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the opportunity to visit this, it is not only beautiful but very interesting. Great place to take the children as it is a real history lesson that will stay with them forever.

Thank Madisnan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outside of fantastic beaches, clear blue water and fabulous wildlife this is the premier attraction in Antigua. Heavy investment and restoration has earned it a Unesco heritage site status. The safe harbour for the British fleet protecting their interests across a 1000 miles of the...More

Thank Brett A
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Brod2557
Is everything open throughout the year? Brod
23 June 2017|
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Response from Nikolaos82 | Reviewed this property |
i am pretty sure some hotels and restaurants are closing in september for a small period
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NEPatriot2013
are there any moorings available and at what cost and who and how to contact them via ship to shore. also any onshore accomadations?
1 May 2016|
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Response from Princess__l0ul0u | Reviewed this property |
No moorings in Nelsons, its quite tight quarters, round the other side in Falmouth there are moorings and space for anchoring, it is a 5 min walk between the 2.
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pollycrystal
What are the opening hours and what day do the cruise ships normally dock. How much is the entrance fee. Any public transport from Jolly Beach. Sorry lots of questions. Thanks.
7 February 2016|
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Response from martin w | Reviewed this property |
I pretty sure it was open 8 til 5. Not sure about transport there as we just rented a car. Easy to find and good parking in front of facilities. No problem driving on in a right hand drive, just beware of the pot holes all... More
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