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Heritage Museum of The Bahamas Nassau Guided Tour
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Heritage Museum of The Bahamas Nassau Guided Tour

By The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas
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Ages 2-99, max of 12 per group
Duration: 45m
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Audio guide: English
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  • Audio self-guided tour
  • Entry/Admission - The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Start:
  • Heritage Museum of The Bahamas, W Hill St, Nassau, The Bahamas
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 29103P6

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 29103P6

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    • The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas
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      Nassau, Bahamas
      Joined in April 2008
    • BeMay
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      No longer open
      As of now (March 2024) this attraction is open only by appointment. We both emailed and called Greycliff for information about hours and access, and received no response.
      Written March 6, 2024
    • shawnam446
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      it is a cool area to explore with history you can learn on your own. Don’t waste your money.
      I love ghost stories - and history; and unfortunately this tour was lacking both. The tour guide was unknowledgeable about either subject. She works for the Graycliff and said it’s over 500 years old - on the website and the book in the museum it clearly states 300 years and I discovered lots more about the property in a 15 second google search than from the guide. The tour felt random after the museum; going through abandoned parts of the property - ghost stories and hauntings were non existent even after probing. We walked aimlessly around the property and to the “oldest cemetery” but she didn’t say the name or any notable description but when we googled it “; it’s Western Cemetery and that’s were Sidney Poitier is buried. There is no tunnel to walk through but you can see the bricked entrance. The description of the tour should be more specific about duration and how much walking and preparing (bringing water and proper shoes). This your could be shortened from nearly 2 hours to one but certainly needs more facts. It’s a tourist trap. Self guided google search recommended instead and much cheaper - it is a cool area to explore with history you can learn on your own. Don’t waste your money.
      Written April 29, 2023
    • kerrig940
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      Not worth it
      Don’t waste your money. Mostly didn’t make sense in that we left the museum and went into the street and then back up the stairs of the museum and back down into the street again for no real reason at all.
      Written October 2, 2022
    • Mkaup83
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Interesting history of the Bahamas
      This was part of our tour of Nassau. It was a “revolving house” which means you go from room to room and then end up at the start of the house again. The tour guide was very informative and she spoke loud enough for the entire group. Here we learned about the history of the Bahamas and the Bahamian people. Very informative tour.
      Written November 24, 2021
    • 942dianeg
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      tons of history here
      very cool artifacts, nice tour. The audio tour was a bust but the woman working did the tour herself which was great. A lot of history of the Bahamas I didn't know previously.
      Written March 3, 2020
    • laurabeth227
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great way to understand more about the Bahamas
      We stopped in to the Heritage Museum of the Bahamas on a recent cruise trip and were very glad that we did. The price was low for the wealth of information we received and I would gladly have paid more to help support them. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly.
      Written February 4, 2020
    • Benjamin R
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great little museum, full of artifacts and information
      Perhaps because we hit it on a rainy day, this was a great place to tuck in and dry out for an hour or so. There are so many interesting things in this collection of antiquity. It is well worth the visit.
      Written January 26, 2020
    • Todd G
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nice diversion from the crowds
      This small museum has a huge collection of items spanning colonial times to the present. An audio headset tour worked well to give context though I did have trouble locating some items mentioned as they may have been moved. The hallway of slavery and abolition artifacts in particular is gut wrenching as are the racist advertisements of yesteryear that I felt were presented well between the signs and the audio. If you want to learn about the history of the islands and/or escape the cruise hordes plying the stores and restaurants downtown, give this a look.
      Written December 20, 2019
    • teleiap
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sherise was a great tour guide and we loved this museum!
      Sherise walked us around the museum (which was blessedly cool) telling us about the artifacts -- she said they have the largest collection of slavery artifacts on the island. I don't remember all the rooms now -- it's been a few days -- but there was a natural history room, a pirate room, 19th century artifacts room, a car racing room, a Lucayan room, a loyalist room, a colonist room, and a room for the period when the Lutheran Adventurists were there. I'm sorry I'm not relating how interesting it was, but we both really liked it. Sherise was really great. It's about $22 to get in and IMO, completely worth it.
      Written December 10, 2019
    • GreenandBluefromNY
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great guide and intersesting place to visit
      I visited this museum as a part of my Culture Tour with a group of strangers. The museum is small, located in an old house, but the museum guide was very friendly and told us a lot of interesting things about the history of the Bahamas.
      Written November 19, 2019
    • winecliff
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      this is a real discovery
      a small but packed of rarities museum, real museum, from Christopher Columbus to F1 Nassau racing. sample of a 1900 grocery shop. you can see the real history of the Bahamas in a short 30/35 minutes. tour girls very good
      Written October 8, 2019
    • grichards035
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Heritage Museum of the Bahamas 2019
      My wife and I learned so much about the History of the Bahamas from ownership under Great Britain to Independent Nation. What a wonderful tour. We truly appreciate the knowledge you gave us. Thank you very much.
      Written August 6, 2019
    • Guilherme B
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      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      disappointing
      Lack of wall texts to help visitors to understand the history of Nassau and to contextualize the collection of the museum.
      Written July 31, 2019
    • Erica C
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      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      The worst possible way to treat Bahamian history
      I was shocked by what I found at this museum. The exhibits are based on a private collection, and have barely been sorted. But the worst is the treatment of the history of slavery in the Bahamas. Instruments of torture are presented as artefacts of interest with no further comment, while visitors are invited to role-play as Loyalist plantation owners. This is disrespectful and cruel. Strongly recommend you head for the brilliant Pompey Museum of Slavery and Emancipation just down the road on Bay Street instead.
      Written July 17, 2019
    • robbycensei
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      GREAT, AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE
      I met the staff they were super friendly and very helpful. They got me started on an audio tour. It was a very interesting, informative and humbling experience. Many great artifacts. Not a cartoonish experience.
      Written July 1, 2019
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    Dec 2018
    We seemed to be the only ones taking the self guided tour durning the early afternoon we visited. The iPod narration moved a little slowly and was a bit confusing but the artifacts in this unique museum were wonderful. This museum is in an old home that has been converted. We were walking to various sights in Nassau so it was nice to cool off before heading to our next location.
    Written December 12, 2018
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    Theresa P
    Denver, CO18 contributions
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    Interesting small museum filled with lots of historical artifacts. Definitely get the audio guide and plan for 45 minutes. Terrific overview of Bahamian history.
    Written November 7, 2021
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