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

Consider staying in downtown Nassau if you plan on visiting Pompey Museum, as those visiting this area of the Bahamas will have easy museum access during their visit. While the region isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll nevertheless find a reasonable selection of hotel options 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 2.3 mi. (5.0 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor amusements like golfing and beach-going are also enjoyed by many in the region. Visitors interested in testing their skillfulness around the course, might want to do so at the most convenient option, which is Royal Blue. Uneventful hours can also be filled with time at Western Esplanade Beach, the nearest beach. However, at least two other outdoor options are situated in the vicinity. Museum visitors will discover multiple other local attractions in this general area. Without going too far, you can find two more places close-by you may find worth a visit--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 , downtown Nassau, New Providence


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