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Address: 435 Belgrade Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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+1 876-953-1077
09:00 - 18:00
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Built during an era of elegance and brutality, Greenwood has retained the...

Built during an era of elegance and brutality, Greenwood has retained the atmosphere of the 19th century and continues to capture the imagination of its visitors. The house was built by the Barretts of Wimpole Street London in 1800. Unique among local plantation houses, Greenwood survived unscathed during the slave rebellion of Christmas 1831. It still has most of its original furniture including the largest and rarest collection of musical instruments and books in the island.

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Authentic artifacts, a taste of history

If you are in Montego Bay and looking to learn a little history of the great plantation houses in Jamaica, this is the better choice than Rose Hall Great House. It sits at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Montego Bay and looking to learn a little history of the great plantation houses in Jamaica, this is the better choice than Rose Hall Great House. It sits at the top of a hill, up a poorly maintained road (typical of Jamaica) and contains many artifacts which were original to the house. The tour is fairly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by Rose Hall Great House, which was en route, and saw busloads of tourists there. When we arrived at Greenwood, we were the only visitors and had a personal tour from the owner, who has lived there since 1976. His knowledge about the old house and its many antiques made this a fascinating tour. The house itself is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Greenwood great house is one of oldest great house in jamaica that haven't been burnt down..because they had some of the best bukki masters in those days.. The bukki masters was kind and caring to the slaves that's is why the slaves didn't burned down the Greenwood great house..very historical and informative place ..greenwood at the border of trelawny and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you want a break from the beach or pool and have one hour to spare for a trip back in time, Greenwood Great House is highly recommended. A very knowledgeable guide gives a thorough tour of the interior of the house. An incredible collection of artifacts, art, furnishings, and musical instruments -- many of which are in working condition.... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A great way to get an idea how life was back in the days at least for the rich people. But also gives you a glimpse into the life of the servants. Loved the musical instruments and the view. Our guide was a bit hectic.. we would have loved to ask many more questions.

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Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely place to visit but the tour guide was quite monotone and was mainly explaining the exhibits rather than giving us a history of the house , the people, and the impact of slavery on the area which is what we had expected the tour to be about

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We really enjoyed our tour of the Greenwood Great House - we liked it better than Rose Hall. The furnishings were varied and lovely. The tour gave us a good idea of what life was like in that era.

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Winkler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

loved this tour, great tour guide she was funny and also made the tour light and fun. the artifacts are amazing, the great house is worth seeing for any age

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Hoeilaart, Brabant, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Wanting to avoid the haunted Rose Hall (which we thought our children might find too scary) we decided to visit the other Manor House in the Montego Bay Area. We were very pleasantly surprised and intrigued by the many treasures that lie within this house and help you get a very up-close view of planter's life on this beautiful island.... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our Greenwood Great House visit and tour was very good. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and engaging and she knows the property inside and out. The tour was conducted at a good pace, and included just enough history to hold the interest of most of our group. Not an exciting afternoon, but for those interested in learning more about Jamaica... More 

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