Museums - Arlington House Museum
Queen Street, SpeightstownOpen:
Monday to Friday from 10am – 5pm
Saturdays from 10am – 3pm
BDS $20.00 (Children ½ price)
Located in the heart of Speightstown, the interactive Arlington House Museum affords you to the unique opportunity to become a part of Barbados’ history.
The museum, housed in a restored eighteenth century ‘single house’, showcases the life of the first settlers and the sugar trade, and paints the picture of the importance of Speightstown to Barbados’ history. This architectural marvel was constructed using cement paste made from egg whites and molasses to fuse together coral, limestone and rubble masonry. It boasts of walls over two feet thick.
You and your family will enjoy this opportunity to learn about Barbados’ heritage.
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