Arlington House Museum

At the ARLINGTON HOUSE MUSEUM in Barbados, you will be intrigued by this restored 18thCentury building and its exhibits showcasing the history of sugar, trade and seafaring tales of the first settlers.

This house was originally the home of a wealthy merchant, and was of a classic “Single House” design. It was later restored and reopened as an interactive 3-storey museum in February of 2008.

Arlington House & Museum features (3) Floors of interactive Exhibits

-      Speightstown Memories – about the first settlers to this area

-      Plantation Memories – shows the affects of sugar cane, colonization and plantocracy

-      Wharf Memories – focuses on the Speightstown port and its role in trade on the island  

Exhibits/displays also feature audio visual aids.   

Arlington House Museum is located in historic Speightstown, the port for trade from Bristol to merchants in the north during the 1700s and 1800s.   

Open:
Monday to Friday from 10am – 5pm
Saturdays from 10am – 3pm

Admission: BDS $20.00 / US $10.00 (Children ½ price)

 



Directions

Follow Highway 1 into Speightstown.
Once in the town itself we are Located right next to the Republic Bank Barbados (formerly Barbados National Bank)


Contact Info
Arlington House Museum
Queen Street
Speightstown
St Peter
Tel: (246) 422 4064

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