National Museum of Bermuda, Sandys Parish

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Learn more about the island's heritage at National Museum of Bermuda, situated in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Visit the commissioner's house to view a variety of exhibits concerning Bermuda's history, focusing especially on the navy, military, and slave trade. View the large coin collection and the enormous Hall of History mural, and explore the scenic grounds. In the Queen's Exhibition Hall you can inspect about 1,000 items salvaged from shipwrecks, including cannons, navigation equipment, and gold coins. Arrange to visit National Museum of Bermuda and other attractions in Sandys Parish using our Sandys Parish trip itinerary maker website .
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  • Leave yourself a few hours to fully enjoy this museum. Three floors of interesting Bermuda history. Beautiful views of the island from the verandas.  more »
  • Lots to see and look at, we had a four year old and 1 1/2 year old with us and it wasn’t easy to push the stroller around the grass hills. The buildings and stories were good and I would go back if we...  more »
  • We came here on a cruise to Bermuda. There was far more here than I was expecting, we easily spent several hours touring the grounds and exhibits and could have spent a few more. Admission was reasona...  more »
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  • If you're going to pay for one touristy thing, make it this museum. One adult ticket is $15 at time of writting. We spent several hours exploring the grounds and the well-curated exhibits throughout the fort. Beautiful 360° views from atop the commissioner's house. There is even a natural cave on the property. Goats roam free to keep the grass short, make sure to close all gates and watch for poop.
  • If you come to Bermuda, it's really worth it to come and visit the National Museum of Bermuda. I was there during America's Cup week and the while it was busy, there was plenty to see and do without being rushed. If on the island, go visit.
  • Fascinating history and a lovely place to visit. Sitting outside on the upper level at the Commissioner's House was very peaceful, but I understand it's very different when there is a cruise ship docked.
  • Not a huge number of exhibits but beautiful grounds and the freedom to explore on your own. You can also do the Dolphin Quest here, which looked interesting.
  • Way more stuff here than I was expecting! Let's be honest you can practically, and from some places actually, see cruise ships from here. I was expecting tourist trap city as my wife dragged me to this place. I begrudgingly paid $15 for an adult ticket and put on my let's please the wife and get this over with face. Boy was I wrong. There are multiple exhibits here, some great pictures taking opportunities, and some really cool artifacts. Read the stories and learn about the things that are there. If history interests you then you will find stuff to like here. Allow a couple hours for learning... Then head to the Frog and the Onion near the entrance and order a Dark and Stormy.
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