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Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Worth the trip! Lots to see and learn~!

This was one of the many stops we made on the Funky Nassau Jeep Tour (also lots of fun). Lots to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laurie112Creative
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Monroe, New Jersey
Learning about a Bahamian tradition

We were taken to the Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre during our tour via Cheryl's Bahamas Taxi... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FrankBama78
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Our amazing Junkanoo museum represents a taste of our festive and colourful Bahamian culture. There are many awesome Junkanoo costumes and photos which tell the story of past Junkanoo parades. Our vibrant exhibits capture the art of Junkanoo...more
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5 Horseshoe Drive | Oakes Field, Transit Route #10a, Nassau N59, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the many stops we made on the Funky Nassau Jeep Tour (also lots of fun). Lots to look at, and plenty to learn from the "Dean" of Junkanoo, Barrabas. Spectacular award-winning costumes made by talented artisans are a must-see. If you'd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laurie112Creative
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken to the Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre during our tour via Cheryl's Bahamas Taxi and Tours. I've wanted to learn more about Junkanoo since our last trip to Nassau in 2017. My wife and I learned quite a lot of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FrankBama78
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a family run operation that sells the materials that go into the elaborate Junkanoo costumes, and displays past costumes in the museum. Junkanoo costumes may only be used twice, Boxing Day and New Years Day, the they are destroyed. This museum preserves and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit to learn about the culture and try on some Junkanoo costumes and learn to play the drums. Very friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DeanaW75
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you very much Deana. We appreciate you kind sentiments and are happy that you had a great experience with us at Junkanoo World. Please come again. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Such a wonderful visit. Love they are keeping the traditions and history alive and sharing with the younger generation. Great Costumes and great people

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pixietammy71
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you very much for your kind sentiments, and for sharing your experience. Do come again....JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Quentin “Barabbas” Woodside is an amazing passionate guy with a huge heart and an amazing collection of costumes and awards who welcomes you into his home , his Junkanoo world and his heart Visit this places , spend some money, donate some money to a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank donstermonster
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind compliments and promotion of Junkanoo World, we appreciate you! Barabbas is indeed an amazing guy, who lives our culture! We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Warm regards to you and your family. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

A great insight into the history and Junkanoo and the various costumes used. Playing bongos at the end was a definite highlight! Well worth the visit, wish we could have had slightly more time!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 731alyon
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit a great review and rating. All of our guests wish that their stay was a wee bit longer...we will have to see about that! Please come again. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We really didn't know what to expect on this part of our tour. We were presently surprised by our visit. Barrabas and his niece were genuinely interested in sharing history of their culture.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank leebaker00
flyygurl, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us an excellent review and rating. Barabbas is truly a Bahamian Icon. We appreciate you and hope to see you again. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

With out a shadow of a doubt, the experience my campers and I had was exceptional. They got a mouth full about the history of our Bahamian culture"Junkanoo". I must admit, I learnt a few things myself. We had a fantastical time and will make...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kia P
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you very much Kia P. We are happy that your experience at Junkanoo World was an exciting and educational one...we are on the right track! Your excellent review and rating are truly appreciated. See you again, soon! JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you want to better understand the Bohemian culture, this is a must. Further, Barrabas is a wonderful human being. JUNKANOO!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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flyygurl, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you very much Jonathan, for the excellent review and rating. Barabbas sends his regards and appreciates your kind remarks. Please continue to spread the word about Junkanoo World, and do come again! JUNKANOO!!!!

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Chadgroft
7 March 2018|
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Response from flyygurl | Property representative |
Hello. Our tours currently start at $15/person, regularly $35 per adult and $28/child
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barkerbenny
15 December 2017|
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Hi Paulie, Noted. I will contact you asap. Looking forward to hearing from you!
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29 August 2016|
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Response from flyygurl | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for contacting us. You can walk up and pay upon arrival. Junkanoo World currently has scheduled tours at 1:30pm, Monday through Thursday. Hope to see you soon!
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