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Montego Bay Cultural Center

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2 weeks ago
“Small museum well worth a visit”
1 Apr 2018
“Vacation ”
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Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two exhibitions, one on Jamaican history generally, and the other on Rastafarianism. Neither are very rich in artefacts, but they do present history in digestible form, with excellent use of graphics and historic material. We learned a lot in our 1 hour visit....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caoimhin1970
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum on Easter Sunday 2018. We toured the Montego Bay history side and then the Rastafarian history side. Both sides were extremely educational. Our guide was Carrie Ann, the museum curator. She gave us a fantastic tour. Very professional, informing and understandable....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Plan for several hours!! We had a great docent led tour of the museum which was small but very interesting. The Rasta exhibit was very well done and worth the reading. Unfortunately, as we spent so much time in these two areas, we did not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Held consultations here and we were well received. Thanks again Ms Hillary. The meeting room area was spacious clean and well attended to by the maintenance and grounds people who take care of the centre. The location was able to accommodate all the necessaries for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Omar A
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I always saw this building when on my rare forays into the chaotic town of Montego Bay. And on a tour of the island i finally decided to stop in and see. I was not disappointed. Inside is a Rastafari Exhibit, Art Gallery and the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank shaniquemalcolm
Reviewed 1 January 2017

While we were walking around the downtown of Montego Bay we saw the Cultural Centre and decided to check it out. A good choice! There are three parts to the building. We first visited the history of Jamaica side, then the Rastafarian section, and finally...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Travelingteam2011
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A small but interesting museum documenting Jamaica's journey from colonisation, slavery through to its current day position as a tourist hotspot. The museum is slightly hard to find amongst the hustle of the town, but it's worth the search. Very reasonably priced - 8$ per...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Tom T
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I enjoyed the museum one side was the history of Jamaica n it's parish with various artifacts. The other side was devoted to the Rastafran experience n history. . There is so much history n Jamaica love that they have the museum right in the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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