Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's

3.6
#3 of 11 in Museums in Antigua and Barbuda
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.
Create an itinerary including Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
map
Museum of Antigua and Barbuda Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.0
208 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • One room museum is full of interesting exhibits, including a map off all the shipwrecks in the country. Well worth the modest admission fee. I didn't know what a peck and a bushel really were until a ...  more »
  • Lots of information here. From the geology of the island and its first peoples to its part in the sugar cane industry & horrific slave trade. It has charm and the staff are very helpful; they made my ...  more »
  • This little museum contains so much interesting history of Antigua. Well worth a visit and very good value for money.  more »
Google
  • Small museum with a few interesting things but very basic. Does have an access ramp but it's very steep so if in a wheelchair then you're going to need a strong helper to push you up!! The staff are really friendly.
  • It is a wonder to see the different type of tools we used then in our everyday life
  • Small and interesting place with a lot of history, showing the history of Antigua and Barbuda, located in what it used to be a court house the outside of the building with its architecture is nice to admire and the displays at the museum are simple but very educational and interesting, don't miss it
  • A small museum, but well worth the visit. You get a great overview of the history of the island. Very informative!
  • Nice place to read up on some History of the island

Plan your trip to St. John's

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in St. John's

The popularity of St. John's means you can choose from a decent selection of accommodations in town. Most consist of budget and mid-range hotels lining the bay--you can expect complimentary breakfast and free parking at humble but comfortable lodgings. Look a few streets back from the water, around VC Bird Monument, for more affordable options.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in St. John's by other users

1 day in St. John's BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Antigua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Antigua BY A USER FROM SINT MAARTEN (DUTCH PART) April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Antigua BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Antigua BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Antigua and Barbuda BY A USER FROM SERBIA March, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans