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Bermuda Historical Society Museum


Journey through 400 years of Bermuda history with collections that feature maps, furniture, portraits, documents and other artefacts from the 1600s to today. The Bermuda Historical Society was founded in 1895 and it’s housed at Par-La-Ville, the Georgian-era home of former City of Hamilton postmaster William Bennett Perot. While perusing the small museum, look for the sea chest and portrait of Sir George Somers and his wife. Somers was among the shipwrecked sailors who colonized the island in the early 1600s.


10:30 am - 1:00 pm, Monday to Friday, and most Saturdays year round.
Never open on Sundays or Public Holidays

Admission Price



Quick Facts

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Good for Groups, Kid-Friendly

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Cash

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ilkkats | Nov 7, 2017

“Interesting confusion of displays”

Seems like whenever someone bequeathed their "historic" collection of furniture, portraits, plates, war memorabilia, etc. it ended up at this small museum. Still interesting for a short visit but it...

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