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Browse Unique Island Creations at the Bermuda Craft Market

Once part of an “empire on which the sun never sets,” Bermuda long served as a major hub for British naval forces. At the Royal Naval Dockyard’s cooperage, laborers worked tirelessly to fashion barrels and kegs to hold goods that would then be transported around the globe on Queen Victoria’s ships. Though the Royal Naval Dockyard no longer welcomes any military vessels, it’s still a major center of activity on the island, attracting countless tourists each year for shopping, dining, and entertainment. During your stay in Bermuda, we particularly recommend a trip to the former cooperage, now the Bermuda Craft Market, where you’ll find dozens of artists, artisans, and other vendors selling an impressive array of goods, including banana-leaf dolls, books, candles, ceramics, china, clothing, honey, jams, jellies, jewelry, paintings, sculptures, spices, and more. During these relatively quiet winter months, if you ask nicely, many of the artisans will even give you some one-on-one instruction in their crafts.

Address: 4 Freeport Rd, Royal Navy Dockyard, Sandys, Bermuda

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