Greenwood Great House, Montego Bay

4.4
#3 of 16 in Museums in Jamaica
Built in 1800 by the Barretts of Wimpole Street London, the house has been carefully curated to retain the atmosphere of the 19th century. The collection includes much of the house’s original furniture, the largest and rarest collection of musical instruments and books in Jamaica, a man trap among numerous other artifacts of historical significance to the island.
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  • A devoted and highly informed guide takes you through both a well-preserved masterpiece of colonial architecture and a slice of Jamaican history. Wonderful view of Falmouth and the sea beyond.  more »
  • Jamaica's huge sugar plantations of the past were owned by wealthy families who lived in "Great Houses" and served by slaves until slavery was abolished in 1838. Many of the slaves remained as...  more »
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  • Elegant Old Stately home with many of the original furnishings. Gorgeous ocean views from top floor. A bar is now tucked into the original kitchen. A bit of a walk from where the buses park, might be hard for frail elderly.
  • Liked the antiques and that it was authentic. It has been continually used and kept up. The view is awesome. It has a true sense of history The contents are original to the house

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