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Junkanoo Expo Museum

Prince George Wharf, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-323-3182
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Better than Expected - a Fun Family Time

My wife, myself and our 3 year old daughter visited the Junkanoo Museum as part of a Disney Cruise... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Schmerko
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Iowa
Best part of our Trip

The stop at this Interactive Museum was the BEST part of our cruise excursion into The Bahamas... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
camista2
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Woodstock, Georgia
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Museum showcasing the costumes and floats from the annual Junkanoo parade.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Prince George Wharf, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-323-3182

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

My wife, myself and our 3 year old daughter visited the Junkanoo Museum as part of a Disney Cruise shore excursion that included a driving tour of the city, two forts and a few other quick stops. I will admit, prior to the visit, that...More

Thank Schmerko
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

The stop at this Interactive Museum was the BEST part of our cruise excursion into The Bahamas. Costumes were incredible - and they let the Kids put them on!! The history lesson was interesting but brief. Kids loved playing the Drums. They still say "kalik"...More

Thank camista2
Reviewed February 15, 2017

These are the kinds of museums that I love. It's slightly off the beaten path (but still not that far from the center of town) and operated with passion by the locals who live and breathe the culture of Junkanoo. The place isn't very large,...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

I attended this as part of a cruise excursion with my wife and another couple. We have 3 boys and could see the allure of attending when traveling with young kids. This stop will definitely give them a taste of culture while letting them expend...More

Thank FBofVA
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by this museum and Barabas of Barabbas and the Crew. We saw how Junkanoo costumes were created, heard the cowbells, whistles, and drums. Even got to beat drums ourselves. We saw costumes from past Junkanoos which were absolutely amazing. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank 2013teach23
Reviewed July 27, 2016

My wife and I had a nice vacation in Paradise Island, Bahamas. We went to the Junkanoo Expo Museum in Nassau. The museum does a great job of showing the many Junkanoo festivals and parades.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed June 1, 2016

we weren't sure what to expect on this stop of our tour but it was fun. The owner clearly has pride and passion and junkanoo is very special and dear to him. He also takes giving back to his community quite seriously. It may not...More

1  Thank off2nsb
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We went to this expo after attending boxing day junkanoo. It was a wonderful and educational experience. It's small and done by individuals who love and have alot of pride in their heritage and junkanoo!! Kids will love this as you get to play the...More

1  Thank tddunc
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Where do I start? the intricate creations of the costumes, instruments and floats are fantastic. Pay attention to the history of Junkanoo.

2  Thank GRMSUGAR
Reviewed April 19, 2015

What an amazing venue. Full of culture, knowledge and living history. This is a very special and unique place and one that I intend to visit anytime I am in Nassau in the future. This is a priceless resource and I am SO happy I...More

3  Thank CJCromwell
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Located on West Street in downtown Nassau, next to The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
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Located on West Street in downtown Nassau, next to The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
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