Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's

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Take in the history of the island at Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, a small but well-stocked museum providing information on the island's geological history, as well as its cultural and political past. The museum's relatively small size makes it a good place to bring children, who also enter free. You can visit the museum as part of a day excursion in the town, while also having time to see other sights. Be sure to check out the gift shop, which sells local artisan products, including jewelry and pottery. Using our online itinerary creator, St. John's attractions like Museum of Antigua and Barbuda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum was part of a St. John walking tour. It probably will only take you a half hour to check it out. While nicely done it is small. They do have a washroom.....however.....you walk through a.....  more
    This museum was part of a St. John walking tour. It probably will only take you a half hour to check it out. While nicely done it is small. They do have a washroom.....however.....you walk through a.....  more »
  • This is a down home, enlightened, varied museum with information about the islands from how the they were geologically created through the indigenous people and though the horror and trauma of... 
    This is a down home, enlightened, varied museum with information about the islands from how the they were geologically created through the indigenous people and though the horror and trauma of...  more »
  • A nice, albeit small museum re-counting the history of Antigua from geologic creation, indigenous periods through slavery / plantations and into the modern era. It's worth doing to get out of the sun....  more
    A nice, albeit small museum re-counting the history of Antigua from geologic creation, indigenous periods through slavery / plantations and into the modern era. It's worth doing to get out of the sun....  more »
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  • What an informative and outstanding display of the history of Antigua and Barbuda. Interactive as well. And I love that every time we've visited, we meet incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff members. This is a must visit on your Antigua trip.
  • Great museum to learn about the History of Antigua and Barbuda. The staff was very helpful.
  • A great overview of the history of Antigua and Barbuda within the wall of the historic Court House.
  • Wonderful exhibits on island history and more. Very helpful staff, great gift shop. A delight to tour and enjoy the education process about a great island nation.
  • Worth the visit...very eye opening and informative visit.

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