Emancipation Park

Emancipation Park opened in July 2002 to celebrate the journey that Jamaica has made as a nation from the dark days of slavery to today. Well manicured lawns and vibrant flora give this park a peaceful feel.

"Redemption Song," located at the ceremonial entrance of the park is an 11 foot bronze sculpture created by local artist Laura Facey.


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You can access Emancipation Park via both Oxford Road and Knutsford Boulevard.

Emancipation Park is located near the middle of Kingston.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area could be chowing down on food at a restaurant within traveling distance of the park. The most nearby restaurant to Emancipation Park is Sweetwood Jerk, which offers Jamaican meals. The restaurant is a small distance off, but far-off enough that you may decide to arrange for using some means of transport to get there. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will have options such as Alexander's and Mingles Pub & Pool Bar where you can sample American cuisine and experience the culture of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like outdoor parks, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Mandela Park and National Heroes Park; the first and closest of which is three quarters of a mile to the northwest of this park. Additional nearby attractions include St. Peter's Church, which is within traveling distance in Kingston. Also, you might consider checking out Devon House, which is another attraction in the area.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Emancipation Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
St. Peter's Church Historic Site -- -- 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston
Devon House Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.9 km) N 0.6 mi. Northeast of Kingston
Bob Marley Museum Museum 1.3 mi. (2.1 km) NNE 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Kingston
Trench Town Culture Yard Museum Museum 1.8 mi. (3.3 km) SW 2.1 mi. South of Kingston
National Gallery of Jamaica Museum 2.6 mi. (5.1 km) S Downtown Kingston
Bank of Jamaica Money Museum Museum 2.6 mi. (5.2 km) S Downtown Kingston
Hope Gardens -- 3.0 mi. (5.3 km) ENE 3.3 mi. East of Kingston
Struan Castle Garden -- -- -- Stony Hill

More Information


Emancipation Park is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Friday to Sunday from 5:00 a.m. to midnight.


4 Park Boulevard, Kingston, Jamaica


(876) 926-6312






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