February 2, 2017 | Land Rover BAR
"Low Carbon partnership to power National Museum of Bermuda"
Low Carbon, the UK-based renewable energy investment company and official renewable energy partner to Land Rover BAR, today announces it will help fund the installation of solar panels at the National Museum of Bermuda in the... Read More
February 1, 2017 | Bernews
"Free Museum Entry For Residents In February"
The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is opening its doors for free to all Bermuda residents during the month of February.... Read More
June 29, 2016 | The Royal Gazette
"Toasting new roof at Commissioner’s House"
Commissioner’s House in Dockyard has been officially reopened nearly two years after the old structure sustained major structural damage in back-to-back hurricanes.... Read More
June 7, 2016 | The Royal Gazette
"Volunteers give cannon a new lease of life"
Volunteers from two local firms recently lent a hand at the National Museum of Bermuda, helping to preserve 25 historical cannon.... Read More
December 16, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Volunteers step back in time"
Kind-hearted volunteers have unearthed a small piece of Casemates history that has not been seen in a half-century.... Read More
November 26, 2015 | Bernews
"Interactive Children’s Exhibit Opens At Museum"
The National Museum of Bermuda has a new addition to its collection of exhibits — the Museum Playhouse — which includes 15 interactives allowing children to explore aspects of Bermuda’s maritime history in original and... Read More
November 18, 2015 | Bernews
"Two Cannons Moved To St. George’s Town Hall"
The St. George’s Town Hall now has two new ‘guards’, with the two historic cannons finding a new home outside the building. The recently restored cannons, which are from the 1800s, were moved in conjunction with the National... Read More
November 10, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Keeping Our Vets’ Heroics Alive"
Bermudian paratrooper George Fisher walked 100 kilometres with two bullets in his legs during the Second World War. In September 1944, when he was 24 years old, he was shot and captured during the failed British Market Garden... Read More
October 23, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Book Details History of Savage Family"
Brothers Peter, left, and William Savage with Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, the Minister for Culture, at the launch of "Dr Savage's Bermuda" - a book detailing three generations of their ancestors. Three generations of the Savage family... Read More
October 17, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"A Unique Glimpse Into Bermuda’s History"
In 1833 Johnson Savage disembarked from a sail boat in the port of St George to take up a three-year posting as surgeon for the Royal Artillery. Over the ensuing months Dr Savage, a talented artist, went on to paint a series of... Read More
October 13, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Efforts To Raise $2.5m For Roof Repairs"
The National Museum has embarked on a major campaign to raise more than $2.5 million to help maintain and improve some of the oldest buildings in Dockyard. The “Raise the Roof” drive was launched just before Hurricane Joaquin... Read More
October 6, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"West End Bears the Brunt of Joaquin"
The Island’s first hurricane of the season has been ranked a lucky miss, with relatively few reports of property damage taken by insurers. Joaquin had moved 185 miles north of the Island by noon yesterday, leaving Bermuda battered... Read More
September 18, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Getting ‘a bang’ out of historic cannon"
Four historic cannon dating back to 1834 have been shipped to Bermuda from the UK and installed at the entrance to the National Museum. The 32-pounder matching guns and their original cast-iron carriages had previously been part... Read More
September 17, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"Top Accolade For Bermuda Museum"
The National Museum in Dockyard has made the Traveller’s Choice list of the top ten museums in the Caribbean for the second year in succession. Last year the museum placed third in the list, while this year it came in sixth... Read More
September 16, 2015 | The Royal Gazette
"A Glimpse into the Past"
An historic album of spectacular watercolour paintings of Bermuda dating back nearly 150 years has been donated to the National Museum. The pictures by Alice Fanshawe — who was on the Island while her father Sir Edward Fanshawe... Read More
April 17, 2015 | Bernews
"National Museum Book Showcases Shipwrecks"
Three hundred-plus shipwrecks shed light on 500 years of history in a new coffee-table book published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr, traces the... Read More