Pompey Museum

This museum is dedicated to telling the story of the African experience in the Bahamas and occupies a building where slaves were once bought and sold.


See artifacts from plantations and those of African origins as you discover the history of slavery in the Bahamas and the African cultural influences and experiences here.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Pompey Museum may choose to book their trip in downtown Nassau, since visitors to this region of the Bahamas will be excited to have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. Even though the region isn't swarming with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a sizable number of accommodations to pick from.

Hotels near Pompey Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (4.8 km) SSW
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.9 km) W
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.2 mi. (4.7 km) SW
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.4 mi. (5.0 km) W
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (5.0 km) W
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 2.0 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 2.2 mi. (4.5 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Guests at Pompey Museum will have access to at least a couple island activities like golfing and taking to the coast not far away. Museum guests interested in testing their skills on the golf course will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Albany Golf Course. Long days can also be filled with time at Western Esplanade Beach, the most close-by beach. Additionally, your party might discover a couple other beach and golf opportunities in the neighborhood. Museum guests will also find additional other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are another pair of attractions--Pirates of Nassau and Balcony House Museum.


Operating Hours

Monday through Saturday from 9:30 am- 4:30 pm are touring hours, except Thursdays, when they close at 1:00 pm. They are not open Sundays or holidays.


There is a very small admission fee to get into the museum, though ages five and under get in free.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 356-0495 Or (242) 325-2315

Location: Bay Street , Nassau, New Providence


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