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Heritage Collection

East End, East End Village, Anguilla
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Anguilla,Saba and St. Martin

Fabulous collection of island history. The museum was well organized and a must see for someone... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Myerstown, Pennsylvania
A careful and fascinating collection - leave enough time.

I visited this museum, as part of a trip to discover Anguilla. My father Ron Onions had covered the... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Feltham, United Kingdom
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This museum has artifacts and exhibits on Anguillan history, including the revolution of 1967-1969.
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East End, East End Village, Anguilla
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Fabulous collection of island history. The museum was well organized and a must see for someone interested in history and local culture.

Thank Mosslady53
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum, as part of a trip to discover Anguilla. My father Ron Onions had covered the 'revolution' on the island at the end of the sixties. I had a child's view of what had happened but this heritage collection helped me to...More

1  Thank SarahOnions
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is an incredibly fantastic museum on Anguilla's history. If you care at all about the culture and people of places you visit, this is a must on your visit to Anguilla! Please be sure to see the gift shop and donate to keep this...More

Thank JustAnotherBH
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We waited until our last day to visit the collection but wished we has done it at the beginning of our vacation. There is so much information available that it would have been nice to have those details as we travelled the island. You could...More

Thank MamaIv
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This little gem of a museum is one man's life-long labor of love telling the story of the people of Anguilla. Mr. Petty, the curator, has collected and curated an amazingly thorough, thoughtful and professional presentation of the history of the island. The history of...More

Thank brjack
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Wifey and I greatly enjoyed learning about the history of Anguilla. Though not a huge space, the exhibits were well thought out and informative. They started with the first natives to occupy the island and continues through the revolution. My only complaint is that I...More

1  Thank Eric R
Reviewed 17 December 2015

On almost every trip we visit this museum, and we always learn something new. Colville Petty, the curator, has gone far beyond collecting and displaying artifacts and curiosities; he has organized them into sections that tell the difficult history of this little island, from slavery,...More

1  Thank RogerR-Phila
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My wife, 7 year old daughter and I stopped in one morning and spent a couple of hours there. Mr. Colville Petty has curated an astounding collection of artifacts and history of Anguilla, from prehistoric times through the modern era. Mr. Petty was on site...More

1  Thank bconsie
Reviewed 17 April 2015

A small museum divided into time and cultural periods of Anguilla's history. Each interest, chronicled in order from Pre-Ceramic to Revolutionary presents the period in an easily understood and appreciated manor. We were most surprised by how recently Anguilla became an independent country in the...More

3  Thank Sixeasy
Reviewed 15 April 2015

You can spend an hour-- or much more-- going through the thoughtful collections here at the museum. Spanning a time-period from pre-history (ancient tools made from shells) to leg irons from the slave period to the blow-by-blow accounts of the separation struggle of the late...More

2  Thank acmes
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