Tour Detail

Garrison Historical Sightseeing Tour

Barbados Barbados


Take a journey back in time as you explore Barbados’ historic Garrison, a UNESCO world heritage site where British troops were once stationed. This site is thought to be home to the most-well preserved and authentic 18th to 19th century British Garrison in the world. During this tour you’ll learn how the Garrison was influenced by Oliver Cromwell, George Washington and The American War of Independence. You’ll also see where a young George Washington, was exposed to British military strategy as he inspected the nearby Charles and St. Ann’s Forts. See and experience the re-discovered ‘Garrison Tunnels’, visit the National Armoury Museum and take a trip to the Officer’s Mess for a Rum Punch! You’ll learn how the Garrison became the center of British regional defense for more than 100 years.


Tour Highlights

  • Explore Barbados’ Historic Garrison a UNESCO world heritage site
  • See the house George Washington stayed in during a visit in 1751
  • Learn how Oliver Cromwell and George Washington influenced the Garrison’s history
  • Visit  Charles Fort, St. Ann’s Fort, the Garrison Tunnels  and the National Armory
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink in The Officer’s Mess at St. Ann’s Fort


Important Information

  • Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability and minimum tour requirements
  • Tour duration is not inclusive of travel time to tour location
  • Minimum age 5 years
  • All tours are weather permitting
  • Weight restrictions may apply
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3:15 hours approx.

Minimum Age: 5 year(s)

Days of Operation & Tour Time(s):

  • Monday:Closed

  • Tuesday:09:00 AM

  • Wednesday:Closed

  • Thursday:09:00 AM

  • Friday:Closed

  • Saturday:Closed

  • Sunday:Closed

What to Bring:

  • Sneakers
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent

Additional Information

  • Not recommended for people with back problems or who have had a recent back surgery
  • Not recommended for people with respiratory or heart problems
  • Not recommended for people with a recent arm/hand surgery
  • Not handicapped accessible