Fodor's Expert Review Bank of Jamaica Money Museum

Kingston Museum/Gallery

You don't have to be a numismatist to enjoy the exhibits at this museum, which offers a fascinating look at Jamaica's history through its monetary system. It includes everything from glass beads used as currency by the Taíno Indians to Spanish gold pieces to currency of the present day. Ultraviolet lights enable the viewing of detailed features of historic bank notes. There's also a parallel exhibit on the general history of currency through world history.

Museum/Gallery Free

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Duke St.
Kingston, Kingston  Jamaica


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