This tour allows you to travel back in time through Barbados's Historic Garrison. Dating back to 1650, the site is thought to be the most intact, and authentic 18th & 19th century British Garrison complex in the world; now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Learn about what connects this Garrison to Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, and the American War of Independence!
Experience the re-discovered 'Garrison Tunnels and see where a young George Washington, in 1751, was exposed to British military strategy.
Visit the Charles Fort and St. Ann's Fort and the present-day Officer's Mess and have a drink while you are there.
Visit the Barbados National Armoury which has one of the finest 17th century cannon collection in the world,
you will also see the 1853 'Soldiers prison' where soldiers awaited Courts Marshall and punishment.
Lastly you will witness the 'Changing of the Sentry' at the 1804 Main Guard. This special event has to thirteen men in full ceremonial dress, wearing the Zouave uniform selected by Queen Victoria in 1858 for the West India Regiment.
Discover what connects this Garrison to George Washington, and the American War of Independence!
Experience the re-discovered 'Garrison Tunnels'
Visit where a young George Washington was exposed to British military strategy
Visit Charles Fort and St. Ann's Fort.
The present-day Officer's Mess
The National Armoury
The 1853 'Soldiers prison'
View the 'Changing of the Sentry' at the 1804 Main Guard.
Available on: : Every Thursday from 9.00am to 12.15pm.
Length: Avg 3hrs 15min
(Hotels) Departs: Time set upon reservation Returns: After tour
Adult Rate BDD $96
Child Rate (5-12) BDD $76
Minimum 2 persons.Rates are listed per person.
Your Tour Pass
Pick up & Drop Off
This tour is conducted by
The Barbados Garrison Historical
The Garrison is a
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Glory Tours is happy
to support them by promoting
these activities that
help to maintain such
an important place.