Money Museum

Step back in time… and see the story of money unfold and trace its development  in Jamaica and around the world. A wide range of numismatic  pieces, as well as an extensive array of artifacts recreate the  historical background of money through the ages. See money in  some of its earliest forms. Learn about the art of making coins  and bank notes ... the crime of counterfeiting ...and the various ways of looking after money.

Recapture the history of Jamaica through the story of its money…from Taino trade to debit cards…glass beads…pieces of eight… christian quatties…From pounds, shillings and pence to dollars and cents.

Come and browse or take a guided tour which provides an overview of the collection and interesting insights.

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed weekends and public holidays

Guided Tours
Group bookings and guided tours are by appointment. A minimum of ten visitors required for guided tours.

For Reservations:
Tel: (876) 922 0750 Fax: (876) 922 0416


Visit the Money Museum to see Jamaican bank notes, coins and tokens. (Photo to be supplied)

Have you ever really thought about what money is? Come to the Museum and see money in some of its earliest forms. (Photo to be supplied)

Where do you keep your money? In a bank? Or in a piggy bank? See how people over the years have looked after their money. (Photo to be supplied).

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  • Facilities for the disabled
    Disabled visitors are welcome at the Museum. If possible, please advise of the date and time of your intended visit.
  • Lecture/Reading Room
    Visitors are welcome to use this room to conduct research into the history of Jamaican currency.

How to find us

The Museum is housed within the Bank of Jamaica located at Nethersole Place on Kingston's waterfront.

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