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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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12 Ocean Blvd., Kingston, Jamaica
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+1 876-922-1561
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Date of visit: December 2017 Today we went to the Jamaican Nataional Gallery. This art museum is out of the “tourist” area but well worth a short drive or cab ride for the visit. There is a car park for the museum for a mere...More

Thank kaenhu
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its a great place to visit, especially on a Sunday, take the children to know your Jamaican History.

Thank Damon_omar
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited the National Gallery with some colleagues and we were all totally in awe of the rich resource of Jamaican history on display! Just a tremendous array of creativity,heart and brilliance... So much to see... great for the entire family!

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We took a group of youth there and learned a great deal about the history of Jamaica. It was a great afternoon and we were thankful for the tour.

Thank Judie P
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A must see for any art enthusiast. The gallery is big and spacious. The guides are very knowledgeable and the uniqueness and creativity of the pieces are unparalleled to anything I have ever seen.

Thank KayAde P
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A must-see collection of Jamaican fine art from every period...entertaining, inspiring and bringing emotions to the surface. To the art world as the Jamaican 4X100 teams are to sports, you get the picture....A good base or meet-up point for a wander around the ever-changing and...More

Thank Brendan W
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Awesome displays of Jamaican art. Some stuff just takes your breath away. Carvings by Kapo in Lignum Vitae impossible to imagine as it is the hardest wood in the world. Period paintings all the way to modern. All the masters on display. Watson; Huie; Manley...More

Thank derek j
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The National Gallery is for all those art lovers, even if you are not a fan of art, it may very well still strikes your interest by just being there. You can get your art pieces here to purchase if you want to take home...More

Thank 317ssa
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

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
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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
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