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The oldest wooden structure on the island, built in the 18th century.
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Market Street off Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-302-2621
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Nassau for the history as well as the beach you definitely need to go visit The Balcony House - it’s Nassau’s oldest wooden residence and has been maintained to keep as much of its original features as possible. The visit (which is...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Balcony House was closed due to much needed repairs but is now opened to the public to enjoy. Operating hours are Monday through Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm. No admission fee but donations are always welcomed and appreciated. The tour guides are friendly and very knowledgeable....More

Thank Gia D
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Once we finally found the house, which none of the locals knew what it was... so we wondered around a while since the Atlantis map of downtown had it on the wrong street, it was closed for repairs. Not sure how long it will be...More

Thank Meaghan Y
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is the oldest residence in Nassau, worth a look if you have an interest in architecture. Love the bright colors.

Thank jseash
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Really, I mean, it's a tour of a house, so it's not going to be an all day event. The people working here are very nice and will be happy to give you a full tour if you want one, or you can explore the...More

2  Thank ChrisCJR
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We only saw this marked on a local guide map and went to check it out as it was close to the main shopping street. Our first impression was that it was closed but there was an open gateway to the left which led to...More

3  Thank Sally_and_Ian_G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Ok...reported to be the oldest wooden building on the island from the 1800"s and restored in 1992. A museum with interesting items inside with free admission. We were there on a Tuesday and It was close when it was advertised to be open. Whatever! Therefore...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most recognizable buildings on the island of Nassau Bahamas dating back to 1788. The Balcony House in Nassau is a bright pink home with an interesting history. Ian Fleming stayed there once as he did research for his James Bond...More

2  Thank keith j
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you take a city tour, this will be one of the stops. Use a certified tour guide to really get a flavor of the Island.

Thank Teacheragent101
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stop 5 on a self-guided walking tour we created for downtown Nassau, Bahamas, while there aboard Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. Said to be the oldest residential building in Nassau. Or the oldest wooden building. It is, without a doubt, pink. Another great photo...More

1  Thank AlpinerHut
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