As the main museum of the Bahamas Historical Society, this building maintains a large collection of artifacts and documents that span more than five hundred years of Bahamas history.
Exhibits at the museum feature collections of historic relics including a coat of arms, the islands' Declaration of Independence, stone slabs featuring petroglyphs, and scale models of historic ships.
Those wishing to visit Bahamas Historical Society Museum may choose to book their trip in downtown Nassau, since those staying in this area of the Bahamas will have convenient access to the museum during their visit. Though this location isn't swarming with tourists, you'll still find a varied selection of accommodations to choose from.
|Towne Hotel||Hotel||0.4 mi. (4.8 km)||W|
|Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant||Hotel||0.5 mi. (4.7 km)||W|
|British Colonial Hilton||Hotel||0.6 mi. (4.9 km)||W|
|Nassau Junkanoo Resort||Resort||0.8 mi. (5.0 km)||W|
|Nassau Palm Hotel||Hotel||0.8 mi. (5.0 km)||W|
|Red Carpet Inn Nassau||Hotel||1.6 mi. (5.4 km)||E|
|Orchard Garden Hotel||Hotel||1.8 mi. (4.5 km)||SE|
There are dozens of eateries to pick from in the community around this museum. The closest restaurant is Cafe Matisse, which has a menu full of Italian dishes. Also close-by, you'll come across eateries like Balduccino Fine Foods and Taj Mahal where you should try out Indian meals and experience the flavors of the Bahamas.
The museum is open five days a week, being closed on Wednesday and Sunday. On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday it is open from 10:00am until 4:00pm, while on Saturday it is only open from 10:00am until noon. The museum is closed throughout the months of July and Augusts, as well as on all public holidays.
The cost of Admission for an adult is $1(USD, and for a child it is $0.50(USD).
Phone Number: (242) 322-4231
Location: Elizabeth Avenue & Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence
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