Reggae Xplosion

Photo Credit: © Dubdem Sound Systems

Jamaica is known around the world as the birthplace of reggae music, so what better place is there to learn about the history of the genre? Reggae Xplosion showcases the history of Jamaican music, all the way back to the African influences that started it all. On site are numerous posters and photos, videos show music videos and detail histories, and you can even throw on a pair of head phones and listen to the sounds of each era. The pinnacle of the museum of a replica of Lee "Scratch" Perry's recording studio.

Reggae Xplosion demonstrates to out-of-towners an unequaled view of how the country's people feel about the subject. As with many museums, Reggae Xplosion houses several permanent exhibits, consisting of the museum's most talked-about exhibits.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Reggae Xplosion may choose to book their trip in Ocho Rios, since those staying in this area of Jamaica will be pleased to have easy museum access during their time there. The area around the museum remains relatively quiet, especially as there aren't many places to stay in the vicinity.



Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Reggae Xplosion are not readily available, meaning your best option is phoning early to ensure the institution is going to be up and running when you mean to head over.


The cost of admission is $15(USD), and includes a guided tour.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 675-8793 Or (876) 675-8895

Location: North Coast Highway, Ocho Rios, Jamaica


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