Landmarks in Falmouth

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Falmouth is known for a number of notable pieces of architecture, including churches, a school house, and a post house, plus there is a plantation that few people who travel through this town miss.  Outside of these structures, there is a living history museum which takes visitors through centuries of island history in a manner so fun it is known as a theme park. 

Museums

Assuming you like to explore unfamiliar places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum during your time in Falmouth. To get additional information regarding each museum, try clicking on the name.

A common landmark for vacationers is Outameni Theme Park. It is located in Falmouth. Outameni is a history theme park that seeks to present the story of Jamaica from its first settlers, the Taino, up to the modern day. While the park may be geared more towards children than adults anyone with interest in Jamaican history as Jamaicans tell it should find Outameni to be an interesting experience.

Museums In Falmouth
Name Phone Location Island
Outameni Theme Park (876) 954-4035 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Falmouth Jamaica

Historical Sites

Old Baptist Manse

Do you like learning some of the history of countries you visit? If that's the case, you might enjoy visiting a few of these historical attractions during your vacation.

Good Hope Great House is a historical site The Good Hope Great House is the main historic building of John Tharp, owner of the most land and slaves of Jamaica's sugar industry. The Great House is fully restored and includes around 2000 acres of land.

Attractions Map

A second choice is Falmouth Court House. It's a historical site The Falmouth Court House once served as the epicenter of social, political, and community life. Built around 1816, the building would house town meetings, concerts, events, and the house of legal authority.

Old Baptist Manse: Over the years the Old Baptist Manse has served many functions. It began as the first Masonic Lodge of Jamaica and eventually became the private home of William Knibb, The Great Emancipator of Jamaica and Baptist Minister.

Be sure to look through the chart below to learn more about historical sites in Falmouth.

Historic Sites In Falmouth
Name Phone Location
Albert George Market -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Davidson House -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Falmouth Court House -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Fort Balcarres -- 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Falmouth
Good Hope Great House (876) 469-3444 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Martha Brae Waterwheel -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Old Baptist Manse -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Phoenix Foundry -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
St. Peter's Anglican Church -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth
Tharp House -- 0 mi. North of Central Falmouth

Luckily, you'll be able to find additional attraction types available too. You can get more information concerning other attractions by going to this page.

 

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