Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's

(3.5/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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 international travel planner, St. John's attractions like Museum of Antigua and Barbuda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a sweet little building housing some interesting artifacts describing the history of Antigua. The labels were descriptive and, as far as I could tell, accurate.  more »
  • This quaint museum is worth the $3 US to visit. It is small and intimate yet outlines the history of the island and how the slave trade formed an incredible nation. The museum is self-guided and can b...  more »
  • Small museum but ordered and always it's very interesting to know the origins of a land and its people. I spent again an hour or so, observing, reading and I got carried away by the fantasy in past centuries.
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  • Nice place to read up on some History of the island
  • If you are interested in Caribbean history you have to visit this place.
  • The information there is very good.......
  • Very interesting, thank you!