A museum is more than a collection of art, sculptures or heritage. Rather it’s a storehouse of the history of the extinct lives and their cultures.
Atanu Ranjan Tripathy
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.
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m · Fri- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
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.
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.
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.
The People’s Museum of Craft and Technology showcases the creative industry of emancipated Jamaicans, as they fashioned a new life for themselves in villages across Jamaica despite unbearable odds. Originally created in 1961 as the Folk Museum on the grounds of the Old King’s House, the museum was renamed the People’s Museum of Craft and Technology in 1979.
SBCC was donated by the Venezuelan government
and was established to strengthen cross-cultural links between the Caribbean and Latin America.
Mon-Thurs 9a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri- 9a.m. to 4p.m