10 East St, Kingston
876-922-0620-6
info@instituteofjamaica.org.jm

Plan Your Visit

African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/ Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB)
The ACIJ/JMB works to deepen the public’s awareness of the
contribution of African cultural retention to the Jamaican ethos.
Located: Roy West Building, Kingston Mall
Tel: 876-922-7415
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey
Liberty Hall, informs the public
about the work of Jamaica’s first National Hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey while using his philosophy to inspire positive
self-identity.
Located: 76 Kings Street, Kingston
Tel: 876-948-8639-40
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jamaica Music Museum (JaMM)
JaMM is the archive, research facility and exhibition space
for reggae and other Jamaican musical forms.
JaMM is actively collecting artifacts for the national collection.
Located: 8 Water Lane, Kingston
Tel: 876-922-0620-6
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Natural History Museum of Jamaica
The Natural History Museum’s mandate is to advance scientific research and education by collecting, storing and maintaining specimens of
Jamaica’s plants and animals and educating Jamaicans on the importance of preserving the island’s natural history.
Tel: 876-922-0620-6
Located: 10-16 East Street, Kingston
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Programmes Coordination Division
The Programmes Coordination Division includes the Junior Centres and the Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre.  The Junior Centres provide facilities for young people ages 6-18 years to acquire knowledge and develop skills in various art forms so as to foster their intellectual, aesthetic, and cultural growth.
Located: 10-16 East Street, Kingston Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Tel: 876-922-0620-6

The National Gallery of Jamaica
The National Gallery has the definitive collection of the nation’s art, including Jamaica’s greatest
artistic endeavors from Taino Indian artifacts, to Spanish and English Colonial art to the very latest contemporary works by Jamaican artists.
Located: National Gallery Kingston, Roy West Building,
Kingston Mall
Tel: 876-922-1561
Tues- Thurs 10 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.
Fri- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sat- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.-
Located: National Gallery West, Montego Bay Cultural Centre
Tel: 876-922-1561
Tues- Thurs 10 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.
Fri- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sat- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

National Museum of Jamaica (NMJ)
NMJ is the national agent for the collection, preservation,
and documentation of Jamaica’s material culture and aims
to stimulate serious research on Jamaica’s history and contemporary life.
Located: NMJ Kingston 10-16 East Street, Kingston
Tel: 876-922-0620-6
Mon-Thurs 9a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9a.m. to 4p.m.
Located: NMJ West Montego Bay Cultural Centre
Tel: 876-971-9417
Mon- Sat 9 a.m. to 5.p.m

The People’s Museum of Craft and Technology

Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre (SBCC)
SBCC was donated by the Venezuelan government
and was established to strengthen cross-cultural links between the Caribbean
and Latin America.
Located: 10-12 North Parade
Tel: (876) 967-0378
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.