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Greenwood Great House: Tours & Tickets

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Built during an era of elegance and brutality, Greenwood has retained the atmosphere of the 19th century and continues to capture the imagination of its visitors. The house was built by the Barretts of Wimpole Street London in 1800. Unique among...more
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435 Belgrade Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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All reviews musical instruments elizabeth barrett browning step back in time original furnishings view from the balcony plantation era current owners jamaican history music box original kitchen present owners sugar plantation well worth the visit tour ended guided tour local guide great tour
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Reviewed yesterday

My partner and i visited the great house but decided not to take the tour due to the owners attitude, such a shame as we were looking forward to the tour but their unwelcoming attitude was a turn off. Not personable at all

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tom v
Reviewed 9 September 2019

this place is a historic site which is filled with artifacts that speaks to the times of the past. the tour guide was friendly but the owners have no manners and their service was poor. we were treated as if we were a bother and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank universitystudent123
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

Had an exceptional visit at Greenwood Great House yesterday. Our guide, Thora, was excellent. In each room of the house are many historic pieces that give an understanding of life in Jamaica more than 200 years ago. Really interesting are the music makers that still...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank diversetraveller220
Reviewed 31 August 2019

See how rich family of Jamaica lived in past time. You can visit the house inside, see the furniture and feel the ambience. And bonus: from a balcony you can see a seaview and the horizon line natural bend into a curved shape - so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tadeusz Ż
Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

One of the many Great houses, we had booked a trip which included this as one of the highlights of the trip. Lunch was included & was ok, nothing to shout home about though.... they had the Jamaican biscuits that were handmade & they were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 17 July 2019

I took my sister and mother to see the great house, but there was not much to see, plus the owners live there, this made me a bit uncomfortable walking through someone's home. I do hope they put away there items before showing you around...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank wonder121
Reviewed 30 April 2019

Brought a group there this last Saturday, the tour was a good one. The tour guide was well informed and courteous. Lovely artifacts.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Advescape
Reviewed 25 April 2019

This is a lovely house set in a beautiful garden and not on the tour map so never clogged with busloads of cruise ship passengers. We had our own private tour round the rooms and received lots of interesting information. The view from the upper...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 April 2019 via mobile

If your a nature lover & garden lover than this place is for you! Breathtaking scenery This house has allot of history behind every room and every wall. I was in awe and amazed the whole time. Highly recommended if you want to learn and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bluewater63
Reviewed 18 March 2019

What a wonderful walk back through Jamaica's history! Just sitting on the broad balcony with its 180-degree view is something you simply don't want to leave.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Voyage50843204630
4 May 2019|
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It varies by driver. Would recommend reaching out to JUTA and organizing in advance.
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putertutor22
29 October 2018|
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A taxi from the port in the easiest way. You can arrange in advance. Several listed on trip advisor or find one when you are there. Ensure they are registered taxi drivers and negotiate the round trip rate in advance of... More
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68dev
28 October 2016|
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Thanks for your interest in touring the house. Taxi fares vary -- would recommend getting in touch with JUTA for contact information for a taxi driver. There are no taxis on site so if you hire a driver, they would have to... More
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