House, was built in the mid-18th century as a merchant's house.
It was the home of Henry Tucker, President of the Governor's Council
from 1775 to 1807. Joseph Hayne Rainey, the first African American
elected member of the US house representatives, was once a barber
Tucker House has been open as a museum since 1953.
One of the The Bermuda National Trusts
Tucker: President of the Governors Council from 1775 to 1807.
Joseph Hayne Rainey, the first African American elected member of
the U.S. House of Representatives.
Water Street , St. Georges
Nov-March Wed-Sat, 10am-4pm
April-Oct Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm
$5, Children (6-18 years) $2
house belongs to the Bermuda National trust
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the Tucker House Museum
House was built in the mid-18th century, and of the three Trust
museums, is the most typical of early Bermudian house construction.
It was built as a merchants house and was home to Henry Tucker.
Joseph Hayne Rainey, the first Black elected member of the US House
of Representatives, who was once a barber here.
House has been open as a museum since 1953, when it was acquired
by the National TrustĖs predecessor, the Bermuda Historical Monuments
The house is furnished in the period of Henry Tuckers tenure,
and contains many of the Tucker family artifacts, from furnishings
to portraits and silver.
charming kitchen conveys the sense of earlier, simpler days, and
also houses a display memorialising Joseph Hayne Rainey, the first
Black elected member of the US House of Representatives, who was
once a barber here. The cellars which once stored merchantĖs goods,
now house a permanent archaeology exhibit offering fascinating glimpses
into the daily lives of the buildings occupants over the centuries.
our thanks to The Bermuda National Trust for providing the information