ARTS & CULTURE

Immerse yourself in the British Virgin Islands’ rich traditions, shaped by nautical trade and leisure, musical artistry and the blending of cultures over centuries. 

Galleries & Museums

An Island lesson in originality.

 

Take a (short) break from the surf and sun and embark on an exploration of the BVI beyond what meets the eye.

Our galleries and museums are the perfect destinations to glimpse into the history of the BVI or pick up a memento to grace your walls back home. Discover artifacts and artistry of all manner in curated galleries and exhibitions of local talent from today and yesteryear alike.

1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works
Road Town
(284) 494-9206

Built by the McClevery slaves, this location was the site for sugar production in 1940 and cotton production in the 1900’s.

Callwood Rum Distillery
Cane Garden Bay This site features the original structure of a Sugar Cane distillery. Visitors to this rustic site can purchase samples of rum. The original...
Josiah's Bay Plantation
East End Originally a sugar factory, the building was converted into a rum distillery in the early 20th century. The machinery was powered by steam...
North Shore Shell Museum
Carrot Bay A cluttered museum in Carrot Bay, with thousands of shells on display, as well as boats and various crafts.
Old Government House
Road Town
284-494-4091 The recently refurbished Old Government House, a national landmark, was once the governor's residence. It is now a public museum open Monday...
Saba Rock Nautical Museum & Gift Shoppe
North Sound
(284) 495-7711 Owned by renowned diver Bert Kilbride, the museum showcases artefacts from the wreck of The Rhone, as well as other shipwrecks. Unique jewel...
VI Maritime Museum
East End
(284) 852-7169

The Centre offers education programmes focused on marine studies and showcases a series of sloops made in the BVI. As a means of commerce...

Virgin Islands Folk Museum
Road Town
(284) 494-3701 EXT. 5005 Located on Main Street just past The Sir Oliva Georges Plaza, the Virgin Island Folk Museum has some Arawak and Carib pottery and stone tool...
VI Maritime Museum
HLSCC Marine Centre, British Virgin Islands
(284) 852-7169
Virgin Islands Folk Museum
Penn House, British Virgin Islands
(284) 494-3701 EXT. 5005
Saba Rock Nautical Museum & Gift Shoppe
Saba Rock Resort, British Virgin Islands
(284) 495-7711
Old Government House
Old Government House, British Virgin Islands
284-494-4091
North Shore Shell Museum
North Shore Shell Museum, British Virgin Islands
Josiah's Bay Plantation
Josiah's Bay Plantation, British Virgin Islands
Callwood Rum Distillery
Callwood Rum Distillery, British Virgin Islands
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works, British Virgin Islands
(284) 494-9206