Welcome to the Barbados Museum & Historical Society, the Home of Barbadian Heritage and Culture
Located in Barbados' UNESCO World Heritage Property of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison, the galleries of the Barbados Museum & Historical Society are housed in 19th-century military prison buildings and reveal the island's rich natural, social and military history.
Exhibitions & Galleries
Get a glimpse into the stories and historical events of Barbados with our range of exhibits, artwork and over 500,000 artefacts. Discover some below.
The Military Gallery pays homage to the history of the Garrison and showcases the historical development of the armed forces in Barbados from the 17th century until the end of World War II.View Now
The Jubilee Gallery and exhibition “In search of Bim” traces the pre-historic and historic development of Barbados up to the 1940s.View Now
Set up as four period rooms from a plantation house, this gallery recreates the colonial lifestyle of the planter class during the mid-18th to late 19th centuries.View Now
Dedicated to fine art, this gallery displays a wide variety of paintings and prints depicting Barbados and the wider Caribbean.View Now
This colourful gallery is a must for all those with an interest in the flora and fauna of Barbados.View Now
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