Junkanoo Expo

Explore the history and culture of Junkanoo, the carnival-party with bright colors, and intricate costumes. Junkanoo Expo houses some truly amazing costumes and masks and makes a great, quick attraction while in Nassau.

What to Expect

Guests are invited to walk through the small museum to view the many colorful costumes. While exploring the exhibits, you are likely to run into Mrs. Nash Ferguson, who owns the museum. Feel free to ask questions and talk about the costumes to make the most out of your experience.

The museum is actually a house re-purposed to showcase the many costumes and hats. As it is right off the cruise dock, you may need to look for it a bit. However, it is a popular attraction, and there are signs to help you spot it.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in downtown Nassau if you plan on visiting Junkanoo Expo, as those visiting this area of the Bahamas will be excited to have easy museum access during their time there. Although the area isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a fair selection of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near Junkanoo Expo
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (4.8 km) WSW
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.4 mi. (4.9 km) W
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.4 mi. (4.7 km) SW
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.7 mi. (5.0 km) W
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.7 mi. (5.0 km) W
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 1.8 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 2.1 mi. (5.0 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Active vacationers will additionally be charmed by the area because of the options for open-air options. Guests interested in testing their talents at the golf course, might want to do so at the nearest option, which is Royal Blue. Many hours can also be filled with time at Western Esplanade Beach, the most close-by beach. While the options above may be the closest, you'll still have access to several equally enjoyable beach and golf options. Museum guests will encounter multiple other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. There are a pair of additional places of interest nearby -Rawson Square and Garden of Remembrance- which are both found within just a few miles of the museum.


Operating Hours

The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm.


Admission into the museum costs $2 per adult and $0.50 for children.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 356-2731

Location: Woodes Rogers Walk, downtown Nassau, New Providence


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