Arlington House Museum, Speightstown

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#7 of 17 in Museums in Barbados
Learn about the heritage of Barbados as you tour Arlington House Museum, a three-story, 18th century white colonial house turned museum. Step inside and talk to locals on the ground floor to learn about their business and crafts. You might see them out around town later on. The rest of the museum is dedicated to slavery in the country, featuring pictures and interactive screens that educate you on topics such as the island’s first settlers, the plantation system and sugar cane on the island, and the importance of Speightstown as a leading port and trade hub. Make Arlington House Museum part of your personalized Saint Peter Parish itinerary using our Saint Peter Parish online trip planner .
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  • September 21, 2017
    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 ...  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    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. Its...  more »
  • August 19, 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 inte...  more »

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