The Barbados Museum & Historical Society is open seven days a week
Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed on public holidays
Early closure may occur on weekends on occasions when a private event is held on the premises.
The Barbados Museum & Historical Society was established in 1933 by an Act of Parliament.
The Council of the BMHS sets the policies that guide this non-profit organisation.
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is housed in historic buildings which were originally used ...
The Barbados Museum & Historical Society (BMHS) works with a number of agencies and associations...
The BMHS welcomes your donations of objects and financial or in-kind assistance.
The programme encourages young people to consider a career in the museum field.
The support of members is crucial to the work of the Barbados Museum & Historical Society...
Our volunteers, who act on a voluntary and non-remunerative basis, provide a vital link between the Museum...
Locals are offered the opportunity to learn more about the history and heritage of their island through this unique activity.
In the Schools Outreach Programme, the Education Officer visits schools and spreads the word...
The Barbados Museum offers a variety of public programmes that fulfill our mandate to educate the society.
Our library is open to the general public for research. Online resources will soon be available. Click here to send a query.
Uniquely Barbadian gifts such as hard-to-find books, prints and maps are available for purchase online. Click here to send a query or to find out what is currently available from the Museum Gift Shop.
The Museum’s courtyards provide an excellent venue for your event. Our garden setting will make your special occasion unforgettable. Click here to send a query.
To inquire about use of our vast range of images, or to donate an object to our collections, click here.