Falmouth Landmarks

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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. 


Attractions Map

If you like to become more aware of unfamiliar places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation. You can click on the museum names to read complete information.

An interesting landmark worth visiting 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.

Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is Outameni Experience. It is located within Falmouth. The Outameni Experience allows guests to tour historically accurate Taino, Spanish, America, Indian, Chinese, English, and present day Jamaican villages. This experience is interactive, with actors in traditional dress telling tales of life in the village.

The following table lists some details concerning some museums in Falmouth.

Museums In Falmouth
Name Phone Location
Outameni Experience (876) 954-4035 3.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Falmouth
Outameni Theme Park (876) 954-4035 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Falmouth

Historical Sites

Old Baptist Manse

Enjoy exploring the historical roots of places you visit? If that's the case, you might enjoy visiting some of these historical attractions during your time in Falmouth.

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.

Another option 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.

Check out the table below for a list of historical sites in the area.

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

If you would prefer having more points of interest beyond what's offered on this page, you can find others. For more information about other attractions, go to this page.


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