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The building facing the Parliament Building houses an exhibition about the 10 Heroes of Barbados. Admission is BD$10 (US$5), and this is interesting - but it includes a guided tour of both Houses Of Parliament which was excellent and well worth taking the time to...More
At the end of Broad Street in Bridgetown are the parliament buildings that date back to 1874. The parliament was founded in 1637 and has met regularly since 1639. Nice renaissance style buildings and there is a museum inside to visit.
These buildings, that were built between 1870 and 1874 are located across from the Constitution River. The eggshell colored buildings are very well maintained and have a Victorian design which shows the influence of the British colonizers.
This is a great site to take in...More
We had a very interesting visit learning about the history of Barbados. Photographs are not allowed to be taken inside the buildings. The Mueseum of Parliament documents its history using timelines of events in history on the walls with interaction of television sets - some...More
There is an excellent museum in the Parliament buildings, there is a fee to pay but the articles on display and the video clips make it easy to understand the history of Barbados and their ten national heroes including Sir Garfield Sobers one of the...More