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Barbados Sights

Sunbury Plantation House and Museum

  • Off Hwy. 4B Map It
  • House/Mansion/Villa
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/27/2014

Fodor's Review

Lovingly rebuilt after a 1995 fire destroyed everything but the thick flint-and-stone walls of this 300-year-old great house, Sunbury offers an elegant glimpse of the 18th and 19th centuries on a Barbadian sugar estate. Period furniture, old prints, and a collection of horse-drawn carriages lend an air of authenticity. A buffet luncheon is served daily in the courtyard for $32.50 per person. A five-course candlelight dinner is served ($100 per person, reservations required)

two nights a week at the 200-year-old mahogany dining table in the Sunbury dining room.

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Address:

Off Hwy. 4B, Six Cross Roads, St. Philip, Barbados

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Phone:

246-423–6270

Sight Details:

  • $7.50
  • Daily 9–5; last tour at 4:30

Updated 02/27/2014

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Nov 15, 2002

A nice glimpse at the life of the planter class

Sunbury is a lovely plantation house with a wealth of furnishings and artifacts. Francia probably has a prettier house and grounds, but Sunbury offers far more to look at. As it is included on many of the island tours, it is fairly easy to visit.

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