Historic Garrison and its Museum – A Military Story – A Walking Tour

November 2, 2019

November 27, 2019

9:30 am To 12:30 pm

Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Dalkeith Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

Event Description

Chattel House Audio Tours Inc presents Historic Garrison and its Museum – A Military Story –  A Walking Tour.

Long before the sport of kings and goat racing, the Garrison Savannah held its own as St Ann’s Fort.

Tour these historic grounds and learn about the prison, hospital, the place where the first President of the United States stayed as a young man. Or view the majestic cannons and let them tell you their story.

Please wear comfortable shoes.

The audio equipment used will provide you with an earpiece, however you are free to use your personal headphones.

Light snack and a museum tour included.

Approximately 3 hours duration

Tours are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Tickets: Bds $60.00
Barbadians with ID Bds $50.00

Space is limited and will be guaranteed once payment received.

For more information and to purchase your tickets, call 232-7531, book online at https://chatbarbados.com/tour/walking-tour-historic-garrison-museum-military-story/ or email chatbarbados@gmail.com .

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See Dates

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31 Dec, 2019 To 30 Jan, 2020

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chattel House Audio Tours Inc presents Historic Garrison and its Museum – A Military Story –  A Walking Tour.

Long before the sport of kings and goat racing, the Garrison Savannah held its own as St Ann’s Fort.

Tour these historic grounds and learn about the prison, hospital, the place where the first President of the United States stayed as a young man. Or view the majestic cannons and let them tell you their story.

Please wear comfortable shoes.

The audio equipment used will provide you with an earpiece, however you are free to use your personal headphones.

Light snack and a museum tour included.

Approximately 3 hours duration

Tours are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Tickets: Bds $60.00
Barbadians with ID Bds $50.00

Space is limited and will be guaranteed once payment received.

For more information and to purchase your tickets, call 232-7531, book online at https://chatbarbados.com/tour/walking-tour-historic-garrison-museum-military-story/ or email chatbarbados@gmail.com .