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Members of the public are advised, that the numbers for the Barbados Museum & Historical Society have changed with immediate effect.

Our offices can now be reached by contacting (246) 538-0201 or (246) 537-4392.

Should you experience any issues with our new numbers, please send an email to

We apologise for any inconvenience this change may have caused.


Located in the Garrison Historic Area, on the outskirts of Bridgetown, the Barbados Museum & Historical Society invites you to explore with us the history of the island from its earliest inhabitants through to independence.

Opening Hours

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 occasions when a private event is held on the premises.

Museum Gift Shop

Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Shilstone Memorial Library

Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Adults – $20 Barbados Dollars.

Children under 12 years – $10 Barbados Dollars

Barbadians with ID – No admission

*Please note these rates are subject to change and are not applicable to special event/tours.*


Most galleries in these 19th century buildings are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, however the Warmington, Cunard and Military Gallery are not easily accessed by wheelchair. While the Shilstone Memorial Library is not wheelchair accessible, an appointment may be pre-arranged (Tel: 1-246-427-0201 or Email: to meet with the Librarian in an accessible space.

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