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  • Rastafari Exhibition

    Rastafari The newest exhibition Rastafari opened in 2015 and was the first to be mounted in the temporary gallery. As a result, the space was reconditioned with permanent panels constructed. The Montego Bay version is focused on the Coral Gardens incident that occurred in St. James in 1963. The space also features the Bad Friday documentary with texts displayed Read More

  • Permanent Exhibition

    From Montego Bay to the World The permanent exhibition at National Museum West was opened on National Heroes Day, October 21, 2014. This display explores the history of Jamaica with a focus on Montego Bay and Western Jamaica. The permanent display has received favourable reviews from residents of Western Jamaica who consider National Museum West Read More
  • The launch of the Rastafari Exhibit

    The launch of the RASTAFARI Exhibit on May 2, 2015 was a resounding success. The Rastafari exhibit will remain open until May 2016. National Museum West, located in the Montego Bay Cultural Centre has mounted an exhibition that explores the history of the Rastafari movement. Rastafari is the first major exhibition undertaken by National Museum Read More