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

Those wishing to visit Junkanoo Expo may choose to book their trip in downtown Nassau, since visitors to this area of the Bahamas will have the benefit of easy museum access during their visit. Although this location isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you will still find a reasonably good selection of lodging 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

If you work up an appetite viewing this museum, you're in luck, since you'll find numerous choices of food offerings in the vicinity. Via Caffe, which serves Caribbean meals, is also the most convenient dining option from the museum. Kafe Kalik Festival Place and Olive's Mediterranean Cafe are a couple other dining options close-by where you have the chance to experience the flavors of the Bahamas, and munch on some tasty cuisine.

Information

Operating Hours

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

Payment

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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