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Greenwood Great House: Private Tour from Montego Bay

Product ID: 33274
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Learn about the history of the Greenwood Great House on a 2-hour private tour in Montego Bay. Find out about the former owners of this historical building and learn about life on a sugar plantation as you tour the grounds and observe the collection.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Greenwood Great House, a historical museum and national monument
  • Learn about the Barrett family and life on a sugar plantation
  • See the largest and rarest collection of musical instruments and books in the island
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Visit the Greenwood Great House and learn about its history on a private, 2-hour tour in Montego Bay. Tour the grounds of this museum and find out about its former owners while learning about life on a sugar plantation.

The museum, which was opened in 1976, once belonged to the Barretts. This wealthy British family once owned more than 84,000 acres of land and more than 2,000 slaves. Today, the house is a national monument.

On your tour, you will see the historical museum, with much of its original furniture, family portraits, and rooms still intact. It contains the largest plantation library in the island, with up to 300 books, some dated as early as 1697. It also houses exotic musical instruments and antique china silverware.

While at the house, you will also enjoy complimentary drinks, including Red Stripe beer, fruit juice, and bottled water.

 
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Complimentary beverages (bottled water)
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity
Not suitable for
  • People with respiratory issues

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VIP Tours Jamaica

Product ID: 33274