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National Gallery

12 Ocean Blvd., Kingston, Jamaica
+1 876-922-1561
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A gallery specializing in Jamaican art from the 1920s to the present, with a particularly strong collection of Edna Manley's sculpture.
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“last sunday” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (12 reviews)
12 Ocean Blvd., Kingston, Jamaica
+1 876-922-1561
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit for Art lovers. The permanent galleries are detailed and educational. Frequent exhibitions that are quite interesting. Good vibe at the gallery the last Sunday in each month.

Thank Jamaipanese
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great museum that preserves the artistic heritage of Jamaica. Permanent galleries feature art from 1000c forward to the 20th century. Very nice exhibits of Jamaican artists and guest curated exhibits. Plan for half a day to fully enjoy.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I've been to the National Gallery twice and it was definitely more than I expected. The first time I was just passing by and decided to take a look. I had a student ID and was able to enter free. The second time was when...More

Thank Melttaylor
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Last week I took a group to tour the National Gallery. I had'nt been for a few months. The guests were art lovers- & they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. There was so much to enjoy, the hour we planned turned into hlour & a half. The...More

Thank KingstonCat
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a very small art gallery but has some really important Jamaican art. It is well worth an hour or two, if nothing more than to see Edna Manly's art.

1  Thank KS9812016
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We saw a live band perform on Last Sunday's - you can follow their page on Facebook to get details. The band was incredible - the entrance was free - the little gift shop was cool. The art was great to see. It's a wonderful...More

Thank jroseshall
Reviewed 7 December 2016

There is no better place to spend a rainy afternoon in Kingston than at the National Gallery. All the art is from Jamaica and is tastefully displayed showing the various developments of painting and sculpture. Sometimes there are school groups visitng so be prepared to...More

Thank r0yjane
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Spacious wll lit museum multi-floor with easy handicap ramps if needed. Bookstore and gift shop and small cafe. Pay parking lot next to Museum. Accepts US Dollars (USD) as well as Jamaican currency. Some historic engravings and water colors, as well as oil paintings, and...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A very well presented and informative collection of Jamaican Art. It is divided into 5 main exhibitions on the first floor. Two are of a historical nature from the first colonization until freedom and native art. The other three are more focused to an artist....More

4  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is where you get a historical review of the development of Jamaican art at all levels, from the early intuitives to the master giants like Parboosingh, Edna Manley and others. it reflects the best of the history , culture and development of a nation...More

Thank Reggaegirl102
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