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Junkanoo Expo Museum

Prince George Wharf, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-323-3182
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Nice!!

It was pretty good hearing about the history of junkanoo. The experience was wonderful and we... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
_dawnann6
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New York City, New York
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 26 March 2017
Schmerko
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Iowa
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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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“cow bells” (7 reviews)
“disney cruise” (4 reviews)
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Prince George Wharf, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-323-3182

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

It was pretty good hearing about the history of junkanoo. The experience was wonderful and we enjoyed looking at the costumes

Thank _dawnann6
Reviewed 26 March 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 27 February 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 16 February 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 21 January 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 12 September 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 27 July 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 2 June 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 3 January 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 13 July 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
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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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