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“A Dusty Gem”

Nassau Public Library & Museum
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Ranked #53 of 129 things to do in Nassau
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Owner description: This museum on the history of Nassau features an old jail and exhibits on the Lucayan Indians.
Reviewed May 17, 2013

There aren't too many books, it's in a dusty old state and some of the exhibits don't seem to have been touched since the Duke of Windsor's tenure. But this is a wonderful place! It's a beautiful building with a romantic, authentic, atmospheric feel. I spent the morning working at the round table on the first floor and felt comfortable and lucky to be there. In a world where sanitised uniformity rules this really is a gem. Enjoy it.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

We walked in to see this historic building. Make sure you go upstairs to experience what a library was like in the late 1800's. Maps, artifacts, books and other interesting objects.

Thank Jamesfour
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Did a self-guided walking tour through Nassau. It's worth a quick visit to this unique building. The 1797 former jail became a library in 1873. Now the cells are lined with shelves of books. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Interesting octagonal building, overflowing with books. Was originally the municipal jail and now a library

Thank Dave-Marilyn-15301
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

old jail now the city library.. what a combo. tired old books inside. some old printa and relics on display. nice view from top. nice for a quick look

Thank jlantern3
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