Greenwood Great House, Montego Bay

4.6
#3 of 19 in Museums in Jamaica
Built in 1800 by the Barretts of Wimpole Street London, the house has been carefully curated to retain the atmosphere of the 19th century. The collection includes much of the house’s original furniture, the largest and rarest collection of musical instruments and books in Jamaica, a man trap among numerous other artifacts of historical significance to the island.
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  • We decided to visit Greenwood Great House on the way to our hotel from airport as it was not far and seemed to be a good use of time. The house is amazing with many objects from the 1600 and 1700's. I...  more »
  • Beautiful house, amazing interiors and nice things from the past. We had a great guide and really enjoyed this place! Strongly recommend!  more »
  • This is an amazing places that tries to preserve the history of Jamaica during the 17th & 18th century! They guide you through the house and let you walk the beautiful garden. They play Old Barrets mu...  more »
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  • Great experience. Well informed tour guide, she was extremely pleasant. They gave us the foreign tourist version of the tour which I was still happy with. Wish I could have stayed longer and learn more.
  • Rich cultural heritage displayed in this house
  • An historic great house that used to be the residence of the Barrett family. A must do for amateurs and expert of arts, architecture and history.
  • Authentic, great views, talented tour guide (Lachanne).
  • We had first went to Rose Hall for our first stop but it doesn't compare to what you see at the Greenwood Great House. We had young and extremely informative guide named Tamika. She seemed to really enjoy what she was doing and had all kinds of interesting information about the artifacts in the house. There are so many antiques and priceless artifacts to see in the house. There was also an incredible view of Jamaica from the Terrace balcony which had a 180 degree view down from the mountain to the water. I highly recommend going here and checking it out. We came to Jamaica on Carnival Magic. If you would like a private tour of Jamaica we used "Patrice Bailey Tours". Our driver for the my wife and I was Trevor and he was really good. ---- Find a way to get to the Greenwood Great House it is definitely worth while. My wife and I loved it. (We were there on December 10, 2015)
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