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Greenwood Great House

435 Belgrade Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-953-1077
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Greenwood Great House Tour from Montego Bay and Grand Palladium
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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 local plantation houses, Greenwood survived unscathed during the slave rebellion of Christmas 1831. It still has most of its original furniture including the largest and rarest collection of musical instruments and books in the island.
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435 Belgrade Ave, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This by the present owner wonderfully kept property shows the affluence of the 'sugar barons' in the 18th and 19th century. You get a good impression of the life during the height of the sugar trade before Europe produced sugar from the sugar beet introduced...More

Thank Ursula B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a tour which included visiting the house which was beautiful. And the vew overlooking Jamaica and the ocean was stunning. Absolutely breathtaking to see. Great to take pictures as well.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are fantastic views of Montego Bay from this interesting historic house. The view from the terrace is exceptional. A visit also provides an interesting window into Jamaican history. The house was owned by the family of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. They had over 2,000...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looots of history here. It feels like you are transported back in time. Everything is very well preserved and it is obvious the owner takes great interest in history and has done her homework. Tour guides pleasant.

Thank GoldenBlue111
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The furniture was very beautiful and old. The weather was warm in November but, it was tolariable. The guide was very pleasant.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I have been coming to Jamaica for years, and had never stopped here. I'm so glad we finally did. I loved the history and all the stories. I only wish I had photos as my camera batteries where dead that day. The history and stories...More

Thank Tabitha R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A visit to here is well worth the effort. The great house in steeped in Jamaican history which our lovely guide told us about with emphasis on the individual pieces. The old house is owner occupied which make the revelation of concealed modern items such...More

Thank Gillian Q
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Greenwood Great House is a fantastic place to visit if you're interested in history. Its a real insight into Jamaica's past. It has some of the most amazing artefacts from the 17th century on-wards. Including first edition Charles Dickens novels and original 17th century...More

Thank ellysouthwell18
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I had the opportunity to visit the Greenwood Great House during a business trip and it was wonderful. There is so much history inside these walls and so many historical pieces to see. Our guide was knowledgeable and took us room to room explaining the...More

Thank HotMessNC
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Amazing views! If you enjoy history, you'll like this hidden gem. Very knowledgeable guides. Good for groups of all ages.

Thank SVDDS
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28 October 2016|
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Response from Rachel B | Property representative |
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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patjoJamaica
19 July 2015|
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Response from Rachel B | Property representative |
We are located on the border of St. James and Trelawny about fifteen miles from Montego Bay and seven miles from Falmouth. Coming from Montego Bay, turn right into Greenwood and look for signs for Greenwood Great House. We... More
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