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  • Address: Shirley Street and Parliament Square, Nassau, Bahamas
  • Hours: Open Mon-Thurs 10am-8pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm

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Nassau Public Library & Museum Tours

A library may not be the first place people plan to visit on a trip to the Bahamas, but in Nassau it should definitely be on the list. Here the public library is housed in a historic octagonal building from 1798 that formerly served as a colonial jail, making it a unique and interesting spot peruse the books, which are kept in the jail cells. The library also does double duty as a museum, with colonial documents, historic prints and native Arawak artifacts on display.


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Located near the waterfront on Shirley St., the Nassau Public Library & Museum is just two blocks south of the cruise ship terminal. Visitors can stop in to explore the building and exhibits for free, or for a small fee even become a library member.

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Blast from the Past Nassau Tour, Nassau, null
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Blast from the Past Nassau Tour

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 3 Reviews

Discover the very best of Nassau during this 90-minute guided tour of the city center. Get a blast from the past as you see some of the Bahamian capital’s most ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $29.99
Nassau City Scavenger-Hunt Adventure, Nassau, Historical & Heritage Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Nassau City Scavenger-Hunt Adventure

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

Race against the clock and get to know Nassau during a fun-filled scavenger hunt. On this 90-minute adventure, separate into small teams and use a provided map ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $22.00

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