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

Consider staying in the vicinity of Kingston if you plan on visiting People's Museum of Craft and Technology, as visitors to this part of Jamaica will be pleased to have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. There are a decent selection of lodgings based in the area around People's Museum of Craft and Technology.

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

If you find yourself hungry after spending time in the museum, you might enjoy grabbing a bite to eat at one of the eateries nearby. The most frequented nearby place to eat is Garden Chinese Restaurant, which has a menu full of Chinese dishes. KFC March Pen Road and Juici Patties Oasis offer additional restaurant options within reach of this location. At Juici Patties Oasis you and your companions will want to test out Jamaican fare and experience the flavors of Jamaica.

Information

Operating Hours

You should call the museum ahead of time to find out 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: Hope Road, King's House, Kingston, Jamaica

 

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