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Northeast of Bridgetown, Queen's Park contains one of the island's two immense baobab trees. Brought to Barbados from Guinea, West Africa around 1738, this tree has a girth of more than 60 feet. Queen's Park Art Gallery, managed by the National Culture Foundation, is the island's largest gallery; exhibits change monthly. Queen's Park House, built in 1783 and the historic home of the British troop commander, has been converted into a theater, with an exhibition room on the lower floor and a restaurant. Originally called King's House, the name was changed upon Queen Victoria's succession to the throne.

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  • Address: Constitution Rd., Bridgetown, St. Michael | Map It
  • Phone: 246/427–2345 gallery
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 9–5
  • Location: Bridgetown
Updated: 02-27-2014

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