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All reviews shops and restaurants small museum lots of history shirley heights worth a visit beautiful yachts steeped in history couple of hours admiral's inn interesting place dock yard great place to visit sailing week super yachts cruise ship st johns island tour
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Reviewed yesterday

We were told of this event, if you've been to oystins in barbados this is nothing like it. Set up as a restaurant for 150-200 a sitting outside overlooking a historic port. Food overcooked, grilled fish so overcooked and served by a chef. I'd be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

called of at the dock yard on our recent caribbean cruise this is a great place with lots of history nice restaurants and souvenir shops also lots of yachts to view the guides take you through the yard then leave you to do your own...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am a history buff, so I loved the site. We only had about 40 minutes and a couple of hours would have been nice. Being from the Midwest, I loved looking at the yachts an sail boats. The guide tours could use some improvement,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wolfwebb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Entry fee of $8. Seemed a bit much for what was there. Some information of the islands history and lots of yachts to see, but mostly little commercial shops.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Make this a planned stop on your trip to Antigua, excellent historical trip. Amazing what local people and sailors had to go through back in Nelsons time!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ThomasGradgrind
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing historic site with lots of navel interest. Spoilt somewhat by the commercialism but I guess that is to be expected.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anita2309
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of our favorite stops. The museum gives so much great information about the history of the island and it was so interesting. Also seeing all of the massive yachts was fun!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheryce W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nelson's Dockyard is at the center of the attractive English Harbour area with the bays of Falmouth and Freeman and the English Harbour proper and with the Middle Ground peninsula in between. Nowadays it is mainly a marina with a museum, restaurants and two hotels....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank saronic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As an ex navy boy this was a must for me. Although a bit pricey at $8 each for a ticket i didn't mind as they have managed to preserve this little bit of English history well. The museum is in a beautiful old building...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very clean and interesting, booked a taxi to take us here, which came back to pick us up after two hours. You wouldn't really need to be any longer.

Date of experience: February 2019
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11 January 2019|
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Response from m00seyman | Reviewed this property |
Nelson dockyard the $8 admission fee includes admission to Shirley heights plenty of taxis out side will take you up there most will pick you up and bring back at up at time you want ( pay on pick up ) please bear in mind... More
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6 January 2019|
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Response from emilylybe | Reviewed this property |
The day we went everything was closed, even the museum... But we visited a local shop just couple minutes from nelsons dockyard which had beautiful painting and essential oils .
3 January 2019|
Response from JJH66 | Reviewed this property |
I believe several of the restrooms, if not all, are wheelchair accessible.