Kingston, Jamaica Culture & history

Our most recommended Kingston, Jamaica Culture & history

Bob Marley Museum Tour from Runaway Bay

1. Bob Marley Museum Tour from Runaway Bay

Enter the Museum and allow us to envelop you with the sights and sounds of Bob, as you take a guided tour of this Jamaican Heritage site. Your friendly, charming and knowledgeable guides will escort you through the grounds, which include the Main House, Exhibition Hall, Theatre, Gift Shop and Café. All the original rooms have been kept as they were when Bob lived here to ensure authenticity. The displays include a life size 3-dimensional hologram of Brother Bob from the One Love Peace Concert in 1978, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement award, his personal Recording Studio, his bedroom, favourite clothing, a vast array of Gold and Platinum Records received from all around the World, as well as the costumes of his back-up singers, the I-Threes. The air conditioned Theatre boasts modern state-of-the-art projection equipment, where live performances of Bob are highlighted to each guided tour, the “One Love Café” serves some of Bob’s favourite recipes and juices, and you will find a variety of Bob Marley souvenir items available at the Bob Marley Gift Shop.tel with your driver.

From Kingston: Bob Marley Museum and Nine Mile Town Tour

2. From Kingston: Bob Marley Museum and Nine Mile Town Tour

Your Bob Marley experience starts with your pickup at your hotel lobby, where you will embark on a musical pilgrimage from Kingston to the birthplace and final resting place of the King of Reggae, Bob Marley. Take in the beautiful scenery as your driver navigates the narrow, winding country roads to the mountain village of Nine Mile and enjoy tales of the life and times of young Bob Marley. This mystical experience exposes you to the world famous Rastafarian religion, culture and practices - a must for every reggae enthusiast! Your visit to Bob Marley's home at Nine Mile will let you see where he spent some of his formative years as well as where his body was laid to rest and get a chance to learn about Marley’s childhood and his rise to international stardom. On the way back have lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centers, enjoying the delicious meal with an ice cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drinks before heading back to your hotel with a heart filled with Jamaica!

Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Montego Bay

3. Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Montego Bay

Enter the Museum and allow us to envelop you with the sights and sounds of Bob, as you take a guided tour of this Jamaican Heritage site. Your friendly, charming and knowledgeable guides will escort you through the grounds, which include the Main House, Exhibition Hall, Theatre, Gift Shop and Café. All the original rooms have been kept as they were when Bob lived here to ensure authenticity. The displays include a life size 3-dimensional hologram of Brother Bob from the One Love Peace Concert in 1978, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement award, his personal Recording Studio, his bedroom, favourite clothing, a vast array of Gold and Platinum Records received from all around the World, as well as the costumes of his back-up singers, the I-Threes. The air conditioned Theatre boasts modern state-of-the-art projection equipment, where live performances of Bob are highlighted to each guided tour, the “One Love Café” serves some of Bob’s favourite recipes and juices, and you will find a variety of Bob Marley souvenir items available at the Bob Marley Gift Shop.

Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Kingston

4. Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Kingston

Enter the Museum and allow us to envelop you with the sights and sounds of Bob, as you take a guided tour of this Jamaican Heritage site. Your friendly, charming and knowledgeable guides will escort you through the grounds, which include the Main House, Exhibition Hall, Theatre, Gift Shop and Café. All the original rooms have been kept as they were when Bob lived here to ensure authenticity. The displays include a life size 3-dimensional hologram of Brother Bob from the One Love Peace Concert in 1978, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement award, his personal Recording Studio, his bedroom, favourite clothing, a vast array of Gold and Platinum Records received from all around the World, as well as the costumes of his back-up singers, the I-Threes. The air conditioned Theatre boasts modern state-of-the-art projection equipment, where live performances of Bob are highlighted to each guided tour, the “One Love Café” serves some of Bob’s favourite recipes and juices, and you will find a variety of Bob Marley souvenir items available at the Bob Marley Gift Shop..

Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Ocho Rios

5. Kingston: Bob Marley Museum Tour from Ocho Rios

Enter the Museum and allow us to envelop you with the sights and sounds of Bob, as you take a guided tour of this Jamaican Heritage site. Your friendly, charming and knowledgeable guides will escort you through the grounds, which include the Main House, Exhibition Hall, Theatre, Gift Shop and Café. All the original rooms have been kept as they were when Bob lived here to ensure authenticity. The displays include a life size 3-dimensional hologram of Brother Bob from the One Love Peace Concert in 1978, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement award, his personal Recording Studio, his bedroom, favourite clothing, a vast array of Gold and Platinum Records received from all around the World, as well as the costumes of his back-up singers, the I-Threes. The air conditioned Theatre boasts modern state-of-the-art projection equipment, where live performances of Bob are highlighted to each guided tour, the “One Love Café” serves some of Bob’s favourite recipes and juices, and you will find a variety of Bob Marley souvenir items available at the Bob Marley Gift Shop.

Jamaica: 7-Day Heritage Vacation Tour

6. Jamaica: 7-Day Heritage Vacation Tour

Experience the best that Jamaica has to offer over 7 days on the Caribbean's 3rd largest island. From the old to the new world, discover Jamaica through its historic sites, adventure attractions, cuisine, culture, and music, as well as its local legends, from Bob Marley to Usain Bolt. On the first night you'll arrive at Kingston Airport and be transported to your local hotel, where you'll stay overnight before the tour begins. Day 1: Kingston Heritage Tour Visit the Bob Marley Museum to learn all about the life of the reggae music icon. Then venture over to Devon House, the capital's first mansion. After lunch, journey to Port Royal and Fort Charles, the historic location of much of Jamaica's swashbuckling pirate activity. Day 2: Blue Mountain Coffee and Nature Park Tour Tour the Blue Mountain Coffee Farm and see how some of the world's best coffee is grown and processed. Then sample a piping hot cup of it yourself and tasting just how good coffee can be. Take a break for lunch and then head onward to the Hollywell Park Forest Reserve, enjoying a nature trail walk of the Blue Mountains and observe its vast array of gorgeous plants, butterflies, and birdlife. Day 3: North Coast Adventure Tour Take a trip to Dunn's River and climb its world famous natural waterfalls. Nowhere else in the world can visitors scale a 600 feet (183 meter) waterfall safely. Enjoy lunch before spending the rest of the day at the beach, basking in the Caribbean sunshine and taking a dip in its warm sea. Day 4: South Coast History Tour Visit Lovers Leap, and learn the tragic story behind the two slave lovers who chose to end their lives from the 1600 feet (488 meter) cliff. The mood brightens with a tour of the world's oldest rum distillery to see how Appleton Rum is made. Then journey to Accompong in the hills of St. Elizabeth Parish. Day 5: North Coast Heritage Tour Take a jaunt to The Great House of Rose Hall, supposedly still haunted by the wicked white witch, Annie Palmer, who once lived there. Then tour the highlights of Falmouth, viewing its historic buildings, and the home of one Usain Bolt! After lunch there will be opportunities to shop for souvenirs at the local craft markets. Day 6: Highlights of Kingston and St. Thomas Visit the National Heroes Circle, where many of the country's national heroes are buried, passing through the Morant Bay Court House before touring the Up Park Camp Military Museum to learn about the history of Jamaica's military. Day 7: End of tour The vacation tour concludes with check-out from your hotel and transfer back to Kingston Airport for your departing flight.

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