The moment you hit the gardened grounds of the Verdmont Historic House Museum, you really are stepping back in time. This mansion, one of the best-known properties under the care of the Bermuda National Trust, dates to around 1710, and very little about it has changed since then. Inside, you'll marvel at antique cedarwood furniture (the best collection on the island), porcelains, paintings, and other incredibly well-preserved historic furnishings and decorations.
The gardens, meanwhile, are also period-appropriate, planted as they are with trees and shrubs typical of 18th-century Bermudan horticulture.
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