Royal Naval Dockyard
Royal Naval Dockyard (Clocktower Parade, 5 Freeport Road, Sandys MA 01) – explore 500 years of local history and culture, displayed in military buildings of the 10-acre Keep citadel, including the award winning restored Commissioner’s House. Bastions, cannons, shipwreck artifacts, local watercrafts, maritime art, spectacular sea views and dolphin encounters are all found in Bermuda’s largest fort! There is a lot to see at the Dockyard, but for me the Commissioner’s House with its mural was the highlight. Graham Foster painted the “History of Bermuda” mural; he finished his work after 7,000 hours of painting and research. It took the artist three and a half years to complete it. Other sights to see around the Royal Naval Dockyard: The Bermuda Rum Cake Factory, the Dockyard Hot Glass Studio, the ClockTower Shopping Mall and much more… An exhibit telling the remarkable story of the capture of the German U-505 submarine off western Africa and its hiding at Bermuda. Featuring artwork by local maritime artist Cpt. Stephen Card and a model built by All Wood Ship. On permanent display at the US Navy Room, Commissioner’s House.