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Arlington House Museum

Speightstown, Barbados
+1 246-422-4064
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Speightstown, Barbados
+1 246-422-4064
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As an interactive museum experience this is rather good. Very helpful staff (par for the course in Barbados ) plus interesting documentation and films. Difficult to fault for the first time visitor lacking knowledge of the history and customs of the country but a perhaps...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying in the area, this museum is a must. It is air conditioned, very interactive in it's approach to conveying the history of speightstown and the local area. Every room had a different kind of exhibit, the guides were welcoming and friendly....More

Thank FrankieBerkshire
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Set right in the midst of Speightstown, itself boasting a beautiful town centre still reflecting it's past, the Arlington House museum is a great place to orientate oneself when new to the island. Itself a building with a fascinating past both in construction and usage...More

Thank 4UK-abroad
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is an interesting old house and very well preserved (great that buildings like this have survived). The two ladies were helpful and friendly. We were the only visitors. It is informative and interactive (although they were having a few glitches with some of the...More

Thank CharlieFarley1976
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Arlington house museum was more of an information centre as there were very few artefacts. The few artefacts the museum did have were mostly lacking information about them and some had no information as to what they were or their use at all. Although the...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Well laid out and informative museum Very good air conditioning Host looked after us well and explained things to us Lots of information on the history of Barbados Interactive and good for kids

Thank helenp56
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This museum was surprisingly modern inside, with lots of interactive content. The content was varied, covering the history of the island, its geography, slavery, as well as some history of the local (Speightstown) area. Our guide was very helpful, and made sure we got the...More

Thank 100michelle
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Arlington House dates back to the early 18th century and has really wonderful interactive displays on all 3 floors. A large floor map of 1747 Barbados is quite interesting. There are also exhibits on Speightstown's glory days when it was an important port. We...More

Thank AnnesTravels
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Arlington House is home to three floors of history and well worth a visit to hear and see the history of Barbados. You start on the ground floor listening on small phone handles, to local business people telling us about their trades. You're then guided...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I would recommend this museum if you are interested in Barbados history. There is not much to see, but it is interesting to go inside one of the original houses in Speightstown and learn the history of the town. There is a lot of interactive...More

Thank Harrietted W
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