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Rose Hall Great House

Open Now: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Rose Hall Great House & Garden Tour
from US$20.00*
Rose Hall Great House & Garden Tour
from US$20.00*
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The greatest of Jamaican great houses, the Rose Hall Great House has a story with all the elements of an engaging novel. Built in 1770 by John Palmer and his wife, it eventually became the residence of their grandnephew, John Rose Palmer. In 1820...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-953-2323
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make sure you take the night time tour of Rose Hall! The history and house are amazing with several surprises along the way. Definitely worth the adventure!

Thank terri1009
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If coming in on a cruise ship be sure to follow the instructions they give you. We rode in an air conditioned van to Rose Hall House. On the way our guide gave fun lessons how to speak Jamaican, ya man! We waited our turn...More

Thank Companion775278
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was an enjoyable evening. Richard was a amazing tour guide. Lots of information and the acting staff were great. Worth the time to visit when in Montego Bay. The bar was great after the tour.

Thank 114jerryd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have always heard the stories about the great house as a child however this was my first tour. The tickets online on their website is cheaper, it’s an older home with a spooky feel, creaking floorboards with a nice view. I did the day...More

Thank Ailehpo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Great House is so close to the Hyatt Zilara, you really do have to pay it a visit and the entrance fee is reasonable. Despite the ghostly stories of Annie Palmer still haunting the property, it was my every intention to dance a jig...More

Thank launapettigrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the history behind this old plantation. To be able to walk though the great house and see all of the memorabilia was great fun. Check out the grave sites

Thank pjarevalos05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect, but was hopeful it was more informational with a chance of experiencing something 'unnatural'. I should have read reviews first as this was basically a tour of the house, with information and added haunted house like antics. Although it...More

Thank NKOTB08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone likes a good ghost story. This house is full of creepy stories and sad events. I found this tour very interesting. It is hard to believe humans can be so cruel to one another - either by enslaving others or murdering them. Our guide,...More

Thank smileynvp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy old houses and ghost stories this is a must do while in Montego Bay. This plantation house needs some further restoration but has beautiful views. Watch out for the ghost of witch Annie Palmer who murdered her husbands. The tour guides are...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of history happen there. Learned a lot. Furnishings are wonderful to see.Guides were very helpful.

Thank larry598
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20 July 2018|
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Response from hurricane-thea | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Falmoth to Montego Bay is about 30 mins. To navigste through Falmoth to Rose Hall which is before u reach Montego bay plan for 30mins. Enjoy your visit!!!
10 February 2018|
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Response from Lilla_bj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, tour is not long 30-45 minutes max. But it’s nice experience. Sea is very close but it’s all resorts at the bottom so you would need to go to Montego Bay to Doctor’s Cave Beach which is 10 minutes drive drive from Rose... More
18 January 2018|
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Response from FnRBrian | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the time of travel. Early morning in Montego can be challenging as far as travel. I know coming into Montego from the east in the morning is an exercise in extreme patience. Not sure how it is coming from... More