National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, Nassau

National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, Nassau

The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas is a museum and art gallery that exhibits historical artifacts alongside pieces of art. The National Collection of Bahamian Art is held on the museum's ground floor while the collection of international art and temporary exhibits are located upstairs.

The National Art Gallery is held in the historic Villa Doyle house. The home was built in the 1860s and was converted into the National Art Gallery in 1996. Along with this home, the National Art Gallery grounds include the outdoor amphitheater Fiona's Theatre, which is used for music, theatre, cultural events and private celebrations.

The NAGB Art Park is located adjacent to the museum. This is the site of the first African hospital in Nassau. It now has an outdoor sculpture collection that appears along a sculpture walk. It reflects the history and culture of the Bahamas.

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National Art Gallery of The Bahamas on Map

Sight Name: National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
Sight Location: Nassau, Bahamas (See walking tours in Nassau)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Nassau, Bahamas

Create Your Own Walk in Nassau

Create Your Own Walk in Nassau

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nassau is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nassau Introduction Walking Tour

Nassau Introduction Walking Tour

Nassau is the largest city and capital of The Islands of The Bahamas. Over 70% of Bahamian residents live in this bustling city. Nassau is the country’s government, education, administration, and media center.

Nassau was founded in 1670 by British nobility who sought to settle New Providence Island. The British named the settlement Charles Town and built a fort to defend the new town against...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Museums & Art Galleries Tour

Museums & Art Galleries Tour

The capital of the Bahamas, Nassau, has no shortage of museums and art galleries for visitors to explore. The displayed collections reflect the history, culture, and local way of life.

One of the notable institutions is the Bahamas Historical Museum, where you can dive into the past of this island nation and discover its intriguing heritage. The Nassau Public Library and Museum is a place that...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles