National Art Galley of The Bahamas

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Committed to promoting the importance of art in the Bahamian culture, the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas stands as a home for many of the islands most prominent works. The National Collection of Bahamian Artwork is housed here, and medias on display include sculpture, textiles, ceramics, photography, painting, and more. The collection is both contemporary and historical, and gives visitors an idea of how the islands' aesthetic has changed through the years.

National Art Galley of The Bahamas

What to Expect

At the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, you will be able to see some of the greatest local works and some truly authentic, and contemporary art. You will also have the option to look around this gallery with or without a guide to help you.

If you would like a tour guide it is recommended that you book at least 24 hours in advance.

The building has 24 hour security, is WiFi and wheelchair accessible and has secure parking.

Staying Close

National Art Galley of The Bahamas is located in downtown Nassau, which means those visiting this region of the Bahamas will be pleased to have during their time there. Although the area isn't a massive tourist destination, you will still find a fair number of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near National Art Galley of The Bahamas
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.1 mi. (4.7 km) E
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.9 km) N
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.8 km) NE
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.3 mi. (5.0 km) NW
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (5.0 km) NW
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 2.2 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 2.4 mi. (5.0 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Spirited travelers will also be engaged by the area because of the ample availability of outdoor pursuits. National Art Galley of The Bahamas visitors also hoping to play a round or two of golf should look into the nearest course, Royal Blue. Many moments can also be filled with time at Western Esplanade Beach, the nearest beach. However, while these options may be the closest, you'll still have access to an impressive spread of equally enjoyable opportunities in the sun. Visitors will also find multiple indoor places to visit in this general vicinity. Without going too far, you can find two additional alluring attractions close by--Pirates of Nassau and Gregory Arch.


Operating Hours

The Gallery is closed Monday. It is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday.


General admission is $7 for locals, $5 for international visitors, $5 for students and senior citizens. Children under 12 are free and the Gallery is free for locals on Sunday.

Gallery tours for schools are $35 plus general admission cost. Gallery admission tours for adults are $45 plus general admission cost.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 328-5800

Location: Villa Doyle, West and West Hill Streets, downtown Nassau, New Providence




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