Museum in Road Town

1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum

There are no bells and whistles here, but if you're keen to take time and read about the area's history, this museum in an old sugar mill is a worthy stop. A group of friendly volunteers runs it. You'll learn how th…
Gardens in Road Town

JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens

The elegantly dilapidated, 4-acre gardens provide a shady refuge from Road Town’s hullabaloo and heat. Benches are set amid indigenous and exotic tropical plants and there is also an orchid house, lily pond, small r…
Area in Road Town

Tortola Pier Park

Located right by the cruise-ship dock, the area holds lanes of brightly painted, purple-roofed buildings filled with souvenir shops, clothing and jewelry boutiques, bars, restaurants and tour operators.
Museum in Road Town

Old Government House Museum

Standing at the extreme south end of Main St like an imperial symbol, this whitewashed manor is a classic example of British colonial architecture. Once the home of England’s appointed governor to the BVI, it is now…
Church in Road Town

Methodist Church

Flanking the north side of the prison, this working Methodist house of worship dates from 1924. It’s a fine example of classic West Indian timber-framed construction.
Park in Road Town

Queen Elizabeth Park

This small community park bordering the western side of the harbor south of Government House is a good place to cool off in the trade winds while letting the kids loose in the little playground.
Historic Building in Road Town

HMS Prison

Located at the heart of Main St, these stark, white rubble walls date to the 18th century and mark the oldest building in Road Town. The prison sits empty these days.
Church in Road Town

St George’s Episcopal (Anglican) Church

This neat Anglican chapel is a survivor of the 18th century but was rebuilt in the early 19th century following a hurricane.