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Trench Town Culture Yard

6-8 Lower Frist Atreet | Trench Town, Kingston Denham Town P.O, Jamaica
+1 876-859-6741
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Jamaican Music History Tour of Kingston
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This museum is an authentic place ,the frist home of BOB MARLEY where he grew ,the place where he learn to play the guitar ,this is where it all began,,this museum also offer alot of history about the place call Trench Town, and why its call TRENCH tOWN AND ABOUT ALL THE OTHER MUSICANS AND PERSON THAT IS SIGNIFICANT TO jAMAICA AS WELL,
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  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“reggae band” (3 reviews)
“bob marley” (29 reviews)
LOCATION
6-8 Lower Frist Atreet | Trench Town, Kingston Denham Town P.O, Jamaica
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+1 876-859-6741

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"informative tour"
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"reggae band"
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"bob marley"
in 29 reviews
"longer tour"
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"play guitar"
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"kulcha"
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"wonderful place to visit"
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"music history"
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"history buff"
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"love love"
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"grew up"
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"eye opening"
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"real jamaica"
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"visiting jamaica"
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"great tour"
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"recording studio"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to Kingston for business regularly and for the first time had an opportunity for some sightseeing. I knew immediately that I wanted to see Trench Town and am pleased that I went. It is clear that the area has been made more safe...More

Thank Claudette C
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Seems all the earlier visitors were pretty stoned. The tour (you can't even call it a tour) is a fckn joke! In the beginning the management is making you paying more. Then there was no tour guide around so the management functioned as guide, more...More

Thank Lisa N
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Donnette D, Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

So sorry you felt that way Lisa, I AM not Just a manager but i also give tours has well, The Tour Last at least 35min and the Band is also apart of the Tour, But has i say sorry you didnt enjoy it,

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I read all the reviews and made a decision to venture into Trench Town Culture Yard. There were 3 tours available Tour 1 (45+ mins) j$1,500, Tour 2 (90+ mins) j$2,500 and Tour 3 (j$3,500). I opted for the Tour 1 but 5 minutes into...More

Thank CrystalPower
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Trench Town was notoriously a "no go area" so good to see this pint sized tourist attraction which is supported by the local residents. Many different tours to take, we only did the short on site tour of the block with a guide and heard...More

1  Thank DonaldsonDee
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Donnette D, General Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

So good of you to visit, Thank you so much

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit and see we're Bob Marley made. One Love at this place, real jamaica feel yeah Mon. (irer) 🤣😘

1  Thank Christine71p
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Donnette D, General Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you, and í AM glad that you had such a great time, 1 Love and Jah Bless

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I visited this attraction recently as a part of a group. The tour guide was excellent- well informed and had a very good presence. I would strongly recommend visiting this attraction, especially if you want to get a cultural experience in Jamaica, very off the...More

Thank damaine
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Donnette D, General Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you so much for the review, looking forward on seeing you again,

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Culture Yard was a great experience! I recommend that if you go ask for Stone Man to be your tour guide. He is rich in knowledge and love for the community. You will learn a lot and if you tour the community you will get...More

Thank Chantel G
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Donnette D, General Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Great of you to visit my friend, 1 Love from us

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Well organized and managed. The historical exhibits are accurate and explanatory. The guides are well informed and helpful

Thank ahall22
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

There's 3 different types of tour available when you arrive - the cheapest of which is $12US which I did. the tour is split over a few sections of this cool building in trench town, each with a different guide. A seemingly uninterested woman giving...More

2  Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit for true reggae fans. This is where Bob Marley and many other reggae artists started out. Remember to bring cash with you because cards are not accepted. We did a tour of the yard with the lady who manages...More

Thank Christina H
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Donnette D, General Manager at Trench Town Culture Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you, for Coming all the to experience our Community Trench Town and to see where it all began. And a big thanks for the review,

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shireensbascombe
16 November 2016|
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Response from donnette d | Property representative |
The cost for the Culture yard tour is , $12 us , and for the Trench Town experience is ,$30us,
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