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- 1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
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The National Museum of Bermuda chronicles more than 500 years of the island's history with several exhibits on slavery, immigration and tourism. Located on the grounds of the Keep fortress at the Royal Naval Dockyard, the museum also recounts Bermuda's naval heritage.
Recent visitors said they were pleasantly surprised with how much they enjoyed the museum and found its exhibits fascinating. Devote most of your time to the adjacent Dolphin Quest, an interactive water program in the Keep Pond. Adults and children ages 5 or older can play with and swim alongside the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that live at the museum. Recent visitors say they loved the experience.
Travelers say the paltry cost of entering the museum is worth it just to observe the dolphin exhibit, but you'll have to pay an additional (and lofty) fee if you want to participate in the program. What's more, the views from the fort are incredible, according to reviewers.
The museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last entry at 4 p.m.) Admission costs $15 for adults and is free for kids ages 16 and younger when accompanied by an adult. To reach the museum, you can hop on bus Nos. 7 or 8. You should visit the museum's website if you'd like more information on pricing or to learn details about the Dolphin Quest exhibit.
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