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The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas

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The Heritage Museum of The Bahamas opened in July 2014, and is the foundation of Graycliff's new Heritage Village. Located in the historically preserved Mountbatten House on West Hill Street, the museum offers visitors an in depth look at the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
West Hill St, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-302-9150
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed this museum. It was about $13 per person with tax and fees but worth the cost. We went through each room of this old great house filled with historical items with a guide. She explained everything and answered all our questions....More

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the museum contains some interesting past material, and a good quick summary of Nassau historical pictures, exhibits

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I went to here prior to doing the Tru Bahamian Food Tour. We visited the Heritage Village starting with the art museum and then discovered this place by the Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant. They have great old signs and paper clippings and books and tons...More

Thank JonathanWolfson
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Very extensive museum! The employee who checked us in was very friendly and smiley. Would have given 5 stars if it weren't for the difficulty to follow the audio guide. He kept saying "let me show you ____" but we had to scramble around each...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had some family visiting and were looking for something to do and came across the Heritage museum. I must admit I wasn't expecting much but we were amazed at how interesting this little spot was and at the collection this little museum had! You...More

1  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This tiny treasure of a musuem gives you a wonderful overview of the history of this island nation. There is no air conditioning, i was puddling as i walked through. $10 for adults, which comes with an audio guide, is worth it. To be so...More

Thank wkdudiva
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This museum is situated in an historic Bahamian house where Lord Louis Mountbatten once lived. There are not a huge number of srtifacts on display but those that are relate to the history of the Islands. A couple of swords and a couple of muskets...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This museum contains a myriad of artifacts from pre colonial times to the present. We spent a pleasant 40 minutes. The only reason it's not 5 stars is the lack of air conditioning on a very warm day.

2  Thank outsdad
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This was a brief intro to Nassau with a very knowledgeable guide. She was very articulate and handled the crowd very well. With a smaller group this could be a very special event. Make time to really take it all in. There is much to...More

Thank mike t
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This museum is a history enthusiasts dream! It's authentic and the showcase is top-notch. This is one of Nassau's hidden treasures.

Thank Russ F
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Devin K
28 August 2018|
Response from Graycliff | Property representative |
Absolutely we accept cash and credit cards.
7 December 2017|
Response from Graycliff | Property representative |
Certainly you can pay on arrival. Guided tours are $18.50 per adult and $12.25 for children (plus VAT). Alternatively we offer a Heritage & History Tour which has to be pre-booked and includes the museum, a tour of our... More
Jasmine W
18 December 2014|
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Response from Maxine M |
The Heritage Museum of the Bahamas is a museum that show cases the Hamilton White Collection. There are thirteen theme room dating back to the 1400 straight up to 1900's.