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Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre

5 Horseshoe Drive, Nassau N59, New Providence Island
+1 242-356-5846
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Our amazing Junkanoo museum represents a taste of our festive and colourful Bahamian culture. There are many awesome Junkanoo costumes and photos which tell the story of past Junkanoo parades. Our vibrant exhibits capture the art of Junkanoo costuming and music. Enjoy our gorgeous mosaic floors and ceilings. It is absolutely breath taking! Stop and shop at our gift store where you will find beautiful souvenirs crafted by local artisans. Our fabulous Junkanoo and Carnival supply store has everything you are looking for to create that colourful and exquisite costumes.
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“cultural tour” (3 reviews)
“his passion” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5 Horseshoe Drive, Nassau N59, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent a wonderful 1.5hrs at this Centre and had the real pleasure of meeting and talking with Barabbas himself. One of the high points of our visit to this beautiful island, and we were really impressed with the efforts made by this Centre to...More

Thank Creswell L
flyygurl, General Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was indeed our pleasure to host you at Junkanoo World. It would be nice to have a downtown location, but we feel the true essence of our little oasis would be lacking. Therefore, we are working...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Our family visited Nassau on the NCL Sky and visited Junkanoo World as part of a cultural tour from Cheryl's Taxi Service. While we loved the entire tour, this stop was the absolute highlight! Quinton, the owner and our personal tour guide, was filled with...More

Thank kathiewe
flyygurl, General Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy that your experience at Junkanoo World was such a positive highlight to your Bahamas holiday. Quentin/Barabbas sends his regards, and we hope to see you again. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Putting on the huge costumes was certainly a one of a kind experience, playing the kalik cow bells and drums were fun, and the tour was very informative. Nice people!

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flyygurl, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you Patrick for your very kind review. It was our pleasure. Our heritage is very rich and we enjoy sharing it with our guests. Do come again... JUNKANOO!!!😀

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Wow. What an amazing culture! The gentleman running this museum was so full of life and energy and just took so much pride in what he stands for. Very informative, very interesting.

Thank alexandramagee
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for the review. Quentin "Barabbas" Woodside is indeed passionate about our culture, we are very pleased that you had a great experience. JUNKANOO!!!

Reviewed 5 August 2017

my family loved the celebration. This was a total surprise for us enjoyed being part of this and share in the festivities

Thank _dawnann6
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so happy that your experience at Junkanoo World added to the enjoyment of your holiday. Do come again...JUNKANOO!!! :)

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place was the highlight of my entire trip. I didn’t expect a Junkanoo costume supply store/museum to be so interesting! Junkanoo World is managed by a guy called Barabas and his crew. Barabas told us all about the carnival traditions, the costumes, and the...More

Thank AshleaWheeler
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind recommendation. We are very happy that your experience was such a positive one, and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the Bahamas. We love our culture and it is 2nd nature to enthusiastically invite...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Barrabas Leadership team was an energetic full view of the Junkanoo culture. I think it is a must see if you visit Nassau. Additionally, you can feel the sincerity of the host and guides as they explain what Junkanoo is all about.

Thank travellingman66
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this lovely review. We are happy that your experience was exciting and an enjoyable learning one. Please visit us again and tell your friends about us. Best wishes form all of us at Junkanoo World!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

If you want to see up close and personal how costumes, floats and instruments are made for Junkanoo then you will want to visit. You can walk around the museum and see past costumes and floats, take photos with some of them; play a few...More

Thank margokohlhoff
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your kind comments, and are happy that you had such a great experience at Junkanoo World. JUNKANOO!!! :)

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Shows the history of what Junkanoo is and is about. Very colorful and beautiful costumes...you can even try on a head piece. Costumes dating back to when they started wearing them, the history of the costumes was very interesting.

Thank Mich10Canada
JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy that we were able to provide a fun, learning experience. Do come again!

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Local culture telling you the history of the Junkanoo! view and try on beautiful costumes. Play conch shells and play drums!

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JunkanooWorld N, Manager at Junkanoo World Museum & Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. Please tell your friends about Junkanoo World. thank you for coming and you are always welcome!

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29 August 2016|
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Response from flyygurl | Property representative |
Good morning, Thank you for contacting us. You can walk up and pay upon arrival. Junkanoo World currently has scheduled tours at 1:30pm, Monday through Thursday. Hope to see you soon!
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