Natural History Museum of Jamaica

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The Natural History Museum of Jamaica is part of the Institute of Jamaica, which governs several Jamaican museums. This museum boasts an astounding collection of 110,000 animal species and 130,000 plant varieties. Together, the collections in the herbarium and the zoology section represent the rich biodiversity of the Caribbean Islands. It also has a large science library for researchers, academics and students. Its educational programs include An Afternoon with a Scientist that helps students widen their grasp on scientific topics. This museum is closed on weekends and public holidays.

Location:  10-16 East Street, Institute of Jamaica

Business hours:  Mo-Th 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fr 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.