Museums and Heritage

 

The Bob Marley Museum is a museum in Kingston, Jamaica, dedicated to the reggae musician Bob Marley. The museum is located at 56 Hope Road, Kingston 6, and is Bob Marley’s former place of residence.

The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), founded in 1879, is the country’s most significant cultural, artistic and scientific organisation a patron and promoter of the arts in Jamaica, sponsoring exhibitions and awards.

Trench Town (also Trenchtown) is a neighborhood located in the parish of St. Andrew which shares municipality with Kingston, the capital and largest city of Jamaica.

The National Gallery of Jamaica, in Kingston, Jamaica, is Jamaica’s premier art collection. It is located in the Kingston Mall, a commercial and cultural center on Kingston harbor.

Greenwood Great House: Stately 18th-century mansion featuring period-furnished rooms with antiques, plus tours & a pub. Address: 435 Belgrade Ave.,, Jamaica

Trench Town Culture Yard Museum: Tours are offered of this former tenement yard that was home to Bob Marley & other reggae artists. Address: 6 & 8 1st St, Kingston, Jamaica

Harmony Hall Art Gallery displaying a variety of Jamaican arts & crafts in a 19th-century Methodist manse. Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Peter Tosh Museum is a funky venue displaying clothing, instruments & artifacts from the namesake reggae musician. Address: Kingston, Jamaica

Noel Coward’s Firefly House, located 10 km (6 mi) east of Oracabessa, Jamaica, is the burial place of Sir Noël Coward and his former vacation home. It is now listed as a National Heritage Site by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.

 

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