This year marks the 50th year of Jamaica’s independence and to celebrate, the Museums of History and Ethnography will be launching an exhibition in July which will feature objects from our collections. This exhibition will be aimed at celebrating our people and our distinctly Jamaican culture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate Jamaica 50
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Celebrate Jamaica 50

During this fiftieth year of Jamaica’s independence, the Museums of History and Ethnography will participate in
related national events Continue

Jamaica 50 Independence Objects
Commemorative Spade

 Displayed here is the 1961 Commemorative Spade used by; The Hon. Norman Manley (then Premier), The Hon. Dr. Glendon Logan (then Minister of Housing and Welfare), Jessie Owens (1936 US Olympic Champion), Sir. Kenneth Blackburn (then Governor of Jamaica), Herbert … Continue

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Air Jamaica Love Bird (Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, 1968-1984)

Wood-constructed and Jamaican made, the model of the wide-body Air Jamaica
Tri-Star shows Continue

Candle sticks
Mahogany Candlesticks from Trinidad and Tobago

presented to the most Honorable Hugh Lawson Shearer former Prime Minister Continue