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Bahamas Historical Society

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A small but nice collection of artifacts.

Like many other visitors, we stopped into the Historical Society because it is highlighted on a... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Dushi-NY
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NY, NY
Take a moment to know the Island better

A quaint, interesting collection of Bahamas past curated and presented by knowledgeable, affable... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Melissa P
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Plainville, Massachusetts
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Corner of Shirley Street And Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-322-4231
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were doing our own walking tour of Nassau and found this place. Its a small building with so many artifacts from the bohemian culture. We spent 1 hr here reading and looking. Their are chairs and the curator does give lectures of all great...More

Thank Theresa r
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Like many other visitors, we stopped into the Historical Society because it is highlighted on a "Nassau Walking Tour Map" we found and was on the route to the Queen's Staircase. As cruise ship passengers, we often think of the Caribbean in terms of its...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A quaint, interesting collection of Bahamas past curated and presented by knowledgeable, affable individuals who seem to know the answer to most any question about their islands. This is the stop if you would like to ground yourself in a little bit of history of...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were walking to the queens staircase and found this place. The lady that greeted us was so knowledgable and fun to listen too. We learned a lot about the island. Would highly recommend for something different to do.

Thank LynnBeres
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Reviewed February 29, 2016: The women that worked here are lovely! I am a museum professional in the states, so we exchanged info with them. Great collection, too! I really loved this stop on our vacation. Highly recommend it!

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a great vacation in Paradise Island, Bahamas. We went to the Bahamas Historical Society museum in Nassau. The museum does a nice job showcasing the Bahamian artists and history.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I heard from locals that the Bahamas Historical Society was a good place to visit to learn more about the history of the Bahamas. Unfortunately, it was closed when I visited it, apparently for inventory or renovations.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Our family of four stopped in on our way back from the visiting the Queen's staircase site last week while on vacation. It's a sweet little attraction, probably under visited by tourists and locals, but the painted panels of Bahamian history from Columbus' time through...More

Thank madparkermom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Lovely Ladies inside who will explain anything you may want to know. I love these quaint museums that are run by, I suppose volunteers who are proud of there countries history and want you to explore it for yourself. Don't expect a posh museum, mainly...More

Thank warey55
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The exhibits and write-ups are worth a look if you are interested in the history of the Bahamas. Going through the whole place doesn't take more than half an hour and admission is a donation of your choice.

Thank prefabwilly
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