Historic Barbados

Connect with Barbados culture and discover the intriguing history of our lovely Caribbean island as you explore our museums and historic sites!
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The Barbados Garrison clock tower in Bridgetown, Barbados - a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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The Barbados Garrison clock tower in Bridgetown, Barbados - a UNESCO World Heritage site.

old bathsheba railway-- 1873-1937 The first plans to build a railway in Barbados came about in 1848, Sir Charles Grey the Governor of Barbados at the time was a railway buff himself and had planed to have a railway built between Bridgetown to Speightstown. Work was to beguine before Old Years day 1848 but this never came about. The dream was dormant but not dead and in 1873 it re-emerged with a new route from Bridgetown to Belleplaine. It is said the original route was abandoned because land…

old bathsheba railway-- 1873-1937 The first plans to build a railway in Barbados came about in 1848, Sir Charles Grey the Governor of Barbados at the time was a railway buff himself and had planed to have a railway built between Bridgetown to Speightstown. Work was to beguine before Old Years day 1848 but this never came about. The dream was dormant but not dead and in 1873 it re-emerged with a new route from Bridgetown to Belleplaine. It is said the original route was abandoned because land…

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Morgan Lewis Windmill.  One of only 2 working sugar windmills in the world! St. Andrew, Barbados

One of only 2 working sugar windmills in the world!

Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados | by The Caribbean Photo Archive

Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados | by The Caribbean Photo Archive

Gun Hill Signal Station #Barbados  Panoramic views, intriguing history & an amazing lion carving!

Gun Hill Signal Station Panoramic views, intriguing history & an amazing lion carving!

Did you know that the statue of Lord Nelson in Barbados predates Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London by nearly 30 years?

Did you know that the statue of Lord Nelson in Barbados predates Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London by nearly 30 years?

We're swinging by Morgan Lewis Windmill to check out this incredible sugar-grinding mill and the wonderful views of the eastern coastline

We're swinging by Morgan Lewis Windmill to check out this incredible sugar-grinding mill and the wonderful views of the eastern coastline

Our favourite local spots to step back in time in Barbados

Top 5 Barbados Heritage Sites

On the lookout for pirates and invaders at a historic Barbados fort!

On the lookout for pirates and invaders at a historic Barbados fort!

St.Nicholas Abbey #Barbados  Sugar plantation & rum distillery, historic home and tropical gardens await at http://barbados.org/nicabbey.htm

St.Nicholas Abbey #Barbados Sugar plantation & rum distillery, historic home and tropical gardens await at http://barbados.org/nicabbey.htm

Have you visited this historic plantation house in Barbados?

Have you visited this historic plantation house in Barbados?

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