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A nineteen year-old George Washington spent two months at this house, making Barbados the only foreign nation Washington ever visited.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Bush Hill, Garrison, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great tour, from Margaret who managed the house Tour to Willert who did the tunnel tour. Very informative, very educational, answering all the questions we had. I learned a lot. Thank you.

Thank Leebda
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a rainy day so the tour of George Washington House was a great plan B! Martin was our tour guide. He was a gracious, knowledgeable host and took his time answering our questions. This is a beautifully restored property - not over the...More

Thank HelenMara
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want a little history while in Barbados? This was a lovely historic home to visit. It has been appropriately furnished, and the grounds are beautiful. The guides are very informative and so nice. There's a short film to give you some background information. After the...More

Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide was well informed he did a fantastic job of tell us about the history of the house. I was amaze at how well the grounds are maintained. We'll done team! I would recommend a must see when visiting Barbados!

Thank glendaaking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was so knowledgeable and made this tour very interesting and entertaining. We were able to walk around the house and grounds and outhouses. We walked through the underground tunnels, only 2ft wide, a bit scary but lit so not too bad. Well worth...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An unexpected highlight of places to visit in Barbados. Very welcoming, informative and engaging staff who provide a fascinating insight into how George and his brother might have spent their time in Barbados. Good array of displays and periodic artefacts. Loved the walk through the...More

Thank thebass64
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had no idea that our first president, George Washington, visited Barbados and his purpose of going there. The guide was very respectful and informative. I highly recommend doing the "tunnel" portion of the tour as well. It's another interesting and surprising part of Barbados.

Thank Martin11250507
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited the house and tunnels today and had an enjoyable couple of hours. Being a Brit I knew little about George Washington but that doesn't matter as there is a short film followed by a really interesting self guided tour of the house. There is...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We all enjoyed touring the George Washington House and stepping back in time to get a sense of daily life for President George Washington, during his time in Barbados. Fortunately it hadn't rained too much and we were able to tour the tunnels during our...More

Thank BoardingPass756107
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Very enjoyable tour for those interested in historical things and obviously of the Island. Short film to tell you why Washington was there and then a tour round the house. Nice museum on top floor and then we did the tunnels. You are not in...More

Thank Marion S
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JB_WorldTraveller
October 10, 2018|
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Response from lisa b | Reviewed this property |
If on a time crunch get a taxi from airport which are generally more "on time" than the local mini van type taxis which locals use. Also, get pricw before entering any "taxi" or be prepared to pay more than you should.
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Jodi D
August 23, 2018|
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Response from Lentony1958 | Reviewed this property |
No. In fact most of Bridgetown is also closed on Sunday...that seems the best day for staying on the beach!
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