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George Washington House, Garrison

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See the historic George Washington House, where America's first president (before he was a politician) resided for two months in 1751 with his ailing brother. Manicured gardens surround the two-story traditional house, which features a pastel yellow façade accented with green shutters. Learn about why George Washington came to the country through a series of informative tour activities. Walk around the originally preserved house as musicians dressed in period costume serenade you. You can also experience Dinner with George, a five-course candlelight dinner accompanied by music and a living history version of the man himself. Add George Washington House and other attractions to your Garrison trip itinerary using our Garrison itinerary planner.
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  • 19 year old George Washington stayed here for 2 months in 1751 with his sick older brother. This was his only trip outside the USA. Tour starts with a 15 minute video show giving details of Washington...  more »
  • An interesting tour of the house which George Washington lived in when in Barbados, the tour guide was very knowledgeable and the on-site cafe was absolutely first class  more »
  • The building is very nice and kept just as well. His charm arises exclusively for the residence of George Washington. One half hour is more than enough, it is better to enjoy a nice day at the beach. The ticket price for what you see I think it excessive, on the other hand is one of the few historic things that can be seen in the Presidio Garrison in Bridgetown.
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  • Great tour guides. It's within walking distance of the Radisson Aquatica Resort. There's also a cafe/restaurant on site so you can eat breakfast there as well.
  • Great tour and tunnels, really nice tour guide. Must see
  • Nice garden and historic house to explore. The cafe beside it is very nice for a breakfast with local produce
  • Whether you're a history buff or are just staying nearby, visiting the George Washington House is a great way to take a walk through history by both walking through the grounds and viewing the 10-minute video at the start of the tour. The house is very lovely and you can spend 30 minutes taking a quick spin or spend at least an hour reading all of the placards describing every room and part of Barbados history as it relates to George Washington. Bonus: As of December 2014, you can tour a small part of the underground tunnels part of the property, for a small additional fee. Totally worth it!
  • am. just let me say I have been to it is fun and intresting. infact I can tell u a bit about it. there is a panio room and the house has in a table so long it would take 5yrs to build and paint maybe. in the kicthen it is just buckets a fire place and sticks and so on.the bedroom in one of them lay a chest with some type of sheep sink or something on. i didn't get to look In it I was taking pics . am it has those window that if u dont want to pull down your blinds u can just shut the window but air will still come through.note everything that maybe removable it glued to the ground or something.like there is a bowl on top of the panio and the chest is stick down to. am. oh my I almost forgot the bathroom. it is not like our bathroom today there is no shower pipe but the were rusty old buckets in there. oh rule712 by washington never eat and have your eating tools in your hand.in the I cant remeber what room there is an old feather in a little container with dryed out ink. so I think that's it so bye love u.