Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's

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Take in the history of the island at Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, a small but well-stocked museum providing information on the island's geological history, as well as its cultural and political past. The museum's relatively small size makes it a good place to bring children, who also enter free. You can visit the museum as part of a day excursion in the town, while also having time to see other sights. Be sure to check out the gift shop, which sells local artisan products, including jewelry and pottery. Using our online itinerary creator, St. John's attractions like Museum of Antigua and Barbuda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Have visited on a couple of occasions. All you need to know about the history of Antigua, the lovely building and the only train on the island  more »
  • Antigua and Barbuda have a rough history of slavery under British rule with sugarcane plantations. It’s a history that continues to be told in this unique museum. This museum is a must see for...  more »
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  • No visit to a new country would be complete without visiting their historical sites and museums. I enjoyed learning about the history of Antigua and Barbuda. The information is well presented and compelling. I travelled here solo, but I would recommend this for a family outing as well.
  • This museum is small but well worth a visit if you're in Barbados. It provides an overall history of the Island from its creation up through its transition away from slavery. For train Buffs they have the last remaining armored World War 1 Train around the side of the building.

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