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While on a visit to see my Mothe-in-Law. We decided to tour the museum. We were able to shoot our children the rich history of the islands including artifacts from the Slave trade to The Sugar Mills. A must visit while in the capital.
This small museum is a wealth of information about the islands, from its natural history through the fight for independence. With a few carefully curated displays you can learn so much about what created the islands, and who peopled the islands. Then you move to...More
The outside of the building has an interesting collection of old trains manufactured in the UK. Inside is an interesting summary of island history and artifacts from the Arawaks to tthe modern day including British military garrisoned on the island, local slavery and sugar production...More
Situated in the old court building, this small museum gives an excellent overview of the island's history. At first glance the exhibition looks disappointingly simple, but a lot of thought has gone into the displays. As such it takes just one showcase to highlight Antigua's...More
I was surprised to see some poor reviews of this very interesting museum. While slavery is of course covered, as one reviewer noted, languages of the island, the prehistory, a carefully made rmation about the all-important sugar industry and a lot more.
I visited several...More