On January 3, 2018, the National Museum of The Bahamas / Antiquities, Monuments and Museum Corporation (AMMC) officially opened its first natural history exhibit to an audience of scientists, government officials and environmental stakeholders. The culmination of over a decade of research, the exhibit highlights the rich history of discovery, …
The shell collection will continue to grow as other people have already promised to donate shells.
Over one hundred locals and guests came together at the Bluff House in Green Turtle Cay to celebrate the Fortieth Anniversary of the Albert Lowe Museum which featured a book signing and a historic musical performance.
By Amanda Diedrick Forty years ago this month, on November 6, 1976, surrounded by Bahamian, American, Canadian and British dignitaries and hundreds of well-wishers, Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe watched as then Minister of Tourism Clement Maynard cut the ribbon officially opening Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum. To …
The Wyannie Malone Historical Museum has a new authentic stone oven built by Maitland Lowe.
Generations and Generations of the legendary Wyannie Malone attended the Hope Town Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, March 7 along with visitors of near and far. The first known “Heritage Day” took place in 1978 but was called “Abaco Week” instead of “Heritage Day.” The festival took place at Jarrett Park where there was the food stand, baked goods, cold beverages, Museum T-Shirts and the game tables of Hoopla and Pick the Lollipop for the kids.
Inspired while reading a book, the Wyannie Malone Museum has now added a new exhibit for Pirates to pay homage to a lesser known time in Abaco’s history.
In an attempt to preserve Marsh Harbour’s history, one native son has taken to the internet as an effective resource to chronicle the past. The Marsh Harbour Online Museum, brainchild of Robert Key, aims to host photos and stories from generations both long past and those fading.
During a two day meeting held in Hope Town between key people involved in the maintenance of Abaco lighthouses it was decided that the lighthouses of The Bahamas would be placed under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Corporation (AMMC). Representatives of government agencies, such as the Port Authority, The Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Corporation and The Bahamas National Trust, were joined by local stakeholders for the meeting.
Despite overcast skies and intermittent, light rain hundreds of locals and visitors came out to enjoy the annual Hope Town Heritage Day.