People's Museum of Craft and Technology

The People's Museum of Craft and Technology is located in Old King's House in Constitution Square. Throughout the grounds, which is comprised of two buildings and a garden, guests will find examples of crafts, agriculture, and technology as it has come to Jamaica through the ages. There are also relics of the days when slavery was the norm.

Exhibits

The outbuilding features the crafts and technology museum, as well as some agricultural relics. Inside a small building, there is the archeological portion of the museum, featuring scale models, maps, and old prints. Outside in the garden is a fire engine, sugar mill, and water-mill wheel.

Staying Close

People's Museum of Craft and Technology is located in the vicinity of Kingston, which means those visiting this region of Jamaica will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. The area around the museum remains relatively quiet, especially as there are very few lodging options nearby.

Hotels near People's Museum of Craft and Technology
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Spanish Treasure Hotel Hotel 1.8 mi. (0.9 km) NE
Harlem Resort Hotel 6.4 mi. (7.5 km) E
Hotel Casanova Hotel 6.5 mi. (8.2 km) ESE
Sea Horse Rider Inn Hotel 7.6 mi. (9.4 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

You'll encounter a fairly sizable number of restaurants to choose from in the locale encompassing the museum. The closest eatery is Garden Chinese Restaurant, which has a menu full of Chinese meals. KFC March Pen Road and Juici Patties Oasis are some of the additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Juici Patties Oasis you and your companions may try a bite of Jamaican fare and enjoy the Jamaica scene.

Information

Operating Hours

You might want to call the museum before you visit to determine their operating hours.

Payment

The cost of admission for adults is $2.30(USD), while children cost $0.90(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 907-0322 Or (876) 220-6207

Location: King's House, Hope Road, the vicinity of Kingston, Jamaica

 

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