The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago

68-70 Sackville Street, Port of Spain │ Phone: 1(868) 277-6105 │ Email:

The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago was established in 1991 for the purpose of carrying out the functions given to it by the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago Act, which include:

  •          Listing and acquiring such property of interest as the Trust considers appropriate;
  •          Permanently preserving lands that are properties of interest and as far as practicable, retaining their natural features and conserving the animal and plant life;
  •          Preserving, maintaining, repairing and servicing or, arranging for the preservation of property of interest other than land where such property of interest comprises buildings, augmenting the amenities of such buildings and their surroundings;
  •          Making provision for the access to and enjoyment of property of interest to the public;
  •          Encouraging research into property of interest including, where applicable, any animal, plant or marine life associated therewith;
  •          Compiling photographic or architectural records of property of interest;
  •          Making the public aware of the value and beauty of the heritage of Trinidad and Tobago; and
  •          Advising the Government on the conservation and preservation of property of interest and on any or all of the matters referred to above.
What we offer:
Boissiere House

Heritage Tours – Regular educational tours which visit historical sites of interest in communities around Trinidad and Tobago.     

Heritage Lectures – Informative lectures are held by experts in various fields to promote the heritage conservation and preservation mandate of the Trust.

Landmarks Exhibition –A photographic collection of seventy notable sites around Trinidad and Tobago

Film Screening – Features films promoting aspects of our heritage.

Festival Tours – These tours are focused specifically around the celebration of a national festival. 

Below, two of the four stops on the National Trust's 2016, 'Port-of-Spain Historic Carnival Tour'

Photo 1: The Musical Magic of Kitch, one of the many awards and artifacts at Rain-o-Rama.

Photo 2: A worker at Richard Leera's wire bending studio


August 2013
  1. Queens Royal College
    Fort King George, Tobago
  2. Hayes Court
  3. Roomor/Ambard’s House
  4. Mille Fleurs
  5. Archbishop’s Palace
  6. Whitehall
  7. Stollmeyer’s Castle
  8. Fort King George, Tobago
  9. Banwari Trace Archaeological Site
  10. Tranquility Methodist Church
  11. Old Mayaro Post Office
  12. Royal Victoria Institute
  13. Fort Picton
    July 2015
  14. Carnegie Free Library, San Fernando
  15. CLR James House, Tunapuna
  16. 58 Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain
  17. Calvary Hill Stations of the Cross, Calvary Hill, Laventille
  18. St Francis of Assisi RC Church, Belmont
  19. St Joseph RC Church, St Joseph
  20. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Independence Square, Port of Spain
  21. George Brown House, 6 Queens Park West, Port of Spain
  22. Ortinola Great House, Acono, Maracas Valley, St Joseph 
  23. Kong’s Store and Cocoa/Coffee Clearing House,Corner De Gannes and Hosein Streets, Arima
  24. Shiva Mandir, 1 Railway Road, Reform Village, Gasparillo
  25. Lopinot House, Lopinot Historical Complex, Lopinot Settlement, via Arima
  26. The San Fernando Railway Station, King Wharf, San Fernando
  27. Lord Harris Square, Port of Spain
  28. Arima Dial, Intersection of Queen Street and Broadway Street, Arima
  29. Naipaul House, 26 Nepaul Street, St James
  30. Greyfriars Church, Frederick Street, Port of Spain
    Kings Wharf Building, San Fernando

Ortinola Great House

Interested in becoming a member of the National Trust? Membership costs only $25.00 per year, so what are you waiting for, join today!

Contact the trust via Phone: 1(868) 225-4750 and  Email:

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