Arlington House Museum, Speightstown

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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  • This is a hidden treasure! A wonderfully organized and presented museum! Each room is focused upon a different aspect of the island's history. Part is told to you by a guide, part is on films, and par...  more »
  • This was a great experience and good introduction to Barbados' history. Some of the videos were creative and simply excellent. Speightstown is a great town with a fab story - much of this was explaine...  more »
  • Great for information about early times in Barbados history Would recommend a visit. Not to sure that it’s good for small children as there is a lot of information you have to read.  more »
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  • The entire tour is amazing!
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