Dr. Kim Harris- National Museum West curator

“Welcome to the National Museum West, in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where you will encounter the history from the land of wood and water, with a focus on Western Jamaica, namely Montego Bay. We guarantee that our exhibits will engage you with an educational and entertaining experience that suggests ‘out of one people there are many’. So come visit us and embrace the rich and vibrant history and culture of the people of Jamaica”.

Dr. Kim D. Harris, Curator

National Museum Jamaica is the national agent for the collection, preservation and documentation of Jamaica’s material culture and aims to stimulate serious research and reflection on Jamaica’s history and contemporary life.

As the repository of Jamaica’s National Collection, National Museum Jamaica houses over 17, 000 historic, ethnographic and archaeological artefacts from the prehistoric era to today. The work of the museum is focused in four areas: Preservation, Research, Exhibition and Education.

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