REOPENING ON AUGUST 27Friday to Tuesday,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed December 25)
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Stamps issued: 1861-PRESENT
In 1967 Antigua became self-governing and became the independent state of Antigua-Barbuda in 1981.
Narrative by Linn's Stamp News
Stamps issued: 1862-1981
Prior to 1986 see Netherlands Antilles
A state in association with Great Britain, comprising the island of Antigua and several smaller islands in the eastern Caribbean, southeast of Puerto Rico. Under British rule since 1632, Antigua became a separate colony in 1956.