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St. George's Historical Society Museum

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Tip of the hat to the collection, curator & hostess

This superb collection of furniture, china, and silver stands out on its own, of course, but... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Linda D
Hatfield, Pennsylvania
History of Bermuda ...priceless!

This is a hidden gem in St. George's. I loved our visit to the Mitchell House. Such an insight on... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Lisa W
Freehold, New Jersey
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Life in colonial Bermuda: museum collection includes a letter from George Washington and an 18th century kitchen, and is housed in a building built in 1700.
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39 York Street, St. George GE 05, Bermuda
+1 441-297-0423
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

This superb collection of furniture, china, and silver stands out on its own, of course, but becomes a tapestry of history when related by Beulah Foggo [rhymes with Pogo]. A gracious and knowledgeable volunteer, she captivates visitors with the stories behind not only the home,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is a hidden gem in St. George's. I loved our visit to the Mitchell House. Such an insight on life in Bermuda dating back to 1730! We met the most lovely guide who explained so many aspects of the house and how it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We were walking around historic St. George when we happened upon the "welcoming arms" stairs of the Historical Society Museum. We were welcomed in by Beulah, a sweet lady who was very informative. Built in the 1730s by a prosperous St. George’s merchant, Major Walter...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We entered the museum not knowing what to expect. An hour later we left enthralled. You can get the same interest from 20 min but we love authentic history and this is very close to that with many original artefacts brought over from England in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Beulah, our guide, provided local insight into this fascinating property. It is a step back in time and has a quirky collection of exhibits. The kitchen and its artifacts are not to be missed!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Often overlooked by most tourists, but was once the home of the governor whose son later settled in Williamsburg, VA. So there are some excellent connections between the two locations. very knowledgeable volunteer staff. Well worth the $5.00 fee to enter.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Bear H
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Stopped by here our last 40 minutes of our trip. Very nice woman gave us a tour. Wish we had more time to visit and chat. Small place, but interesting to see.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank karenclo
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Tour a 1730's residence of a Bermudian merchant......fantastic displays. The museum has gathered and displayed an amazing number of old and unique examples of life that was transported from England to these shores centuries ago. There is a small donation asked for the tour but...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank catherine s
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Was some very interesting items and pictures around the history of Bermuda. Lady that was looking after the place was very friendly and had a ton of knowledge that really made this place worth visiting

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Bararteg
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Since St George was the old capital of Bermuda and the first town settled, many of the building date from the 16 and 1700's. The women who guided us through the home was very knowledgeable of both the house with its white washed roof used...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Paul W
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Beverly J
December 5, 2015|
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Good afternoon, I've read your question, and I don't have a good address to the museum other then it's on the main street of St. George's I believe it's manned by volunteers, so you have to be 'flexible' when it comes to... More