- George Washington House
George Washington House, where the 1st President lived for two months, visited Barbados in 1751, the only country he visited outside the colonial United States. This fact attracts both visitors and Barbados, as well as the insights gained about life in Barbados 250 years ago. The ground floor is furnished as shown in 1751, and the second floor is completely covered with a display of items familiar to the period. There are also a variety of crafts throughout the house, such as handcuffs with spikes and slavery such as a thorny neck collar.
- Hante’s Garden
Hante’s Garden is located on the lush hills of St. Joseph. Created by eccentric gardener Anthony Hante, it snuggles up to a depressed-style garry in the rainforest of Barbados. Due to its interesting location, visitors will gain a multifaceted experience with tough vegetation that grows thick on several levels, from the wide and sunny areas of the Caribbean jungle to the dark and mysterious corners. Let’s do it. The picturesque and easy-to-walk trails are full of surprises, including the various mini-gardens in the main area, which feature brightly colored exotic vegetation. There is also an array of benches hidden in the green. Frequent visits from bird and animal life also occur frequently.
- Sugar Museum
The Sugar Museum is located in the garden of Portvale Sugar Factory, where you can get a closer look at how sugar was made in the 18th and 19th centuries. The museum, in collaboration with the Barbados National Trust, serves as a homage to Frank Hatson ir, who has collected the various items contained therein. The history of sugar development and production is on display in the museum, giving visitors insight into this interesting industry. The museum is open all year round, but the highlight season is from February to May, also known as the harvest season, where customers can compare the latest and older machines.
- Morgan Lewis Windmill
Morgan Lewis Windmill is located in the lush green Scottish district of St Andrew’s North Parish, overlooking the east coast of the island. Barbados’s only undamaged sugar mill, one of only two restored sugar mills throughout the Caribbean Sea, and fourth listed in Barbados.org’s Seven Mysteries of Barbados. I am. The Morgan Lewis windmills are preserved by the Barbados National Trust and feature an exhibition of equipment used to make sugar during the period when the industry was using wind power. Visitors should visit the factory from December to April, when there is a sugar crushing demonstration and sugar cane juice is served for tasting.
- Orchid World & Tropical Flower Garden
Orchid World & Tropical Gardens is located in a 6-acre countryside surrounded by sugar cane, just over 800 feet above sea level. Visitors will roam the well-maintained grounds, take a self-guided tour through coral caves, and through waterfalls to visit five orchid houses. Each time you wind along the path, you’ll find a variety of floral surprises, including Phalaenopsis orchids, Banda, Calantes, Cattleya, Dendrobium, Ascosenda, and even the Shomburkia plant, which blooms only once a year. In addition, rainforest orchids are on display in the eye-catching simulation garden, which appears to hang in the air. A half-day guided garden tour is also available.
- Barbados Parliament Building
The Barbados Parliament Building is located in the capital of Bridgetown at the top of Broad Street. Each of these historic Gothic buildings was completed in 1874 and was created using local limestone. These striking and majestic 19th-century Barbados Capitols feature a wealth of craftsmanship and attention to detail, including stained glass windows that represent British sovereignty from James I to Queen Victoria on the eastern wing. In the West Pavilion, visitors will find intricate details such as Bible quotations engraved on the main staircase, a courtyard surrounded by green cast iron railings, and an impressive clock and bell.
- Project HARP Space Gun
The Project Harp Space Gun was launched to create a giant gun whose sole purpose was to launch a projectile into space. Designed by ballistic engineer Gerald Bull, it is built on a 65-foot long 16-inch naval cannon, reminiscent of what is found on battleships. Shortly thereafter, it was expanded by adding another barrel, extending the length of the gun to reach 130 feet, which was too large for military use, but probably ideal for satellite delivery. In 1963, the gun set a world record by sending 112 miles of objects into the sky, but otherwise had no effect. Today, the rusty ruins can be seen with permission at the active military base where it resides.
- Nicholas Monastery
St. Nicholas Monastery is one of the only legitimate Jacobian mansions in the Americas. Its distinctive features include chimney mountains, curved Dutch gables, Chinese Chippendale stairs, cor stone finials and fine antiques. Visitors can visit this impressive mansion to admire historic furniture, stunning architecture, lamb distilleries and steam mills. The surrounding grounds are equally beautiful, boasting tropical plants such as silk cotton and mahogany trees. As an additional treat, be sure to stop by and check out Parrots, Baby and Lance, who love good contact and friendly chat.
- Sunberry Plantation House
The Sunberry Plantation House was built by the Irish / British planter Matthew Chapman, one of the first settlers on the early 1660 islands. Over 300 years old, Sunbury has a rich history of old prints, mahogany antiques and a unique collection of carriages. It is the only wonderful home where all rooms are visible to visitors and regular tours of the interior and grounds are offered daily. At the end of the tour, you can dine at the restaurant and bar in the courtyard. The menu has a rich menu and a refreshing original spirit.
- Tyrolean Cot & Heritage Village
Tyrolean Cot was built in 1854 and was home to the first Prime Minister of Barbados, Sir Bridgetown Adams. He was also the only Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation. It is also the birthplace of his son and Tom Adams, the second prime minister of Barbados. The Tyrolean crib is an architectural gem that has been beautifully restored by the Barbados National Trust. Visitors to the home will notice a unique mixture of tropical and Palladian styles, as well as a collection of Adams souvenirs and antique furniture. The house is also adjacent to Heritage Village. Heritage Village is a living museum made up of several stunning chatel houses.