Bank of Jamaica Money Museum

View the history of Jamaica as told through its driving force: money. From the first penny ever spent on the island, to the money of the day, the history of the island unfolds through the telling of how money influenced it all. Visit the Bank of Jamaica Money Museum to view exhibits on the island's currency, past and present.

Some visitors think that it is important to take interest in as much in connection with the culture and history of Jamaica as is achievable, and this museum supplies that opportunity. Bank of Jamaica Money Museum, like most museums, is home to a variety of standard exhibitions, consisting of the museum's most interesting and relevant exhibits.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Bank of Jamaica Money Museum may choose to book their trip in downtown Kingston, as those staying in this part of Jamaica will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum during their time there. There are a notable number of hotels in the community within range of this attraction.

Hotels near Bank of Jamaica Money Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Forres Park Hotel 2.0 mi. (2.1 km) N
Altamont Court Hotel Hotel 2.7 mi. (1.4 km) N
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel 2.7 mi. (1.1 km) N
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites Hotel 2.7 mi. (1.3 km) N
Courtleigh Hotel and Suites Hotel 2.8 mi. (1.3 km) N
Jamaica Pegasus Resort 2.8 mi. (2.0 km) NW
Knutsford Court Hotel Hotel 3.0 mi. (0.6 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Bank of Jamaica Money Museum guests will have access to at least a couple island activities like hitting a few rounds of golf and heading to the beach not far away. Museum visitors who would also like to work on their golf game should consider going to the closest course, Constant Spring Golf Club. If golfing isn't your thing, consider going over to Gunboat Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Although the selection isn't overly extensive, a couple other similar opportunities in the sun can be reached from Bank of Jamaica Money Museum. Museum visitors will find multiple indoor places to visit in this general vicinity. You'll find two nearby attractions -National Gallery of Jamaica and Saint William Grant Park- each of them located within a few miles of the museum.

Information

Operating Hours

The museum is open Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Payment

Admission into the museum is free.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 922-0750 Or (876) 922-0416

Location: Nethersole Place, downtown Kingston, Jamaica

Website: http://www.boj.org.jm/currency/currency_museum.php

Email: museum@boj.org.jm

 

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