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Explore Jamaican Roots and Culture

Experience Jamaican culture at the Jamaica International Reggae Museum Limited where visitors and local residents from all walks of life are invited to learn through books, magazines, videos, artifacts, memorabilia, songs, dance and live performances.

You'll learn about international artists like:

  • Bob Marley

  • Burning Spear

  • Bunny Wailer

  • Coxsone Dodd

  • Culture

  • Gregory Isaacs

  • I Threes

  • King Tubbys

  • Marcia Griffiths

  • Peter Tosh

  • The Melody Makers

  • The Skatalites

  • U. Roy

  • Ziggy Marley

Experience the Magic of our Music

Upon arrival in the hills of St. Ann, the birth and resting place of the king of reggae, Bob Marley, you will travel the world of Jamaican musical history. We encourage one and all to embrace this project by donating and taking stock to show your own special memorabilia on premises with opportunity to retain permanence therein.

Encouragement is given to reggae historians to embrace this opportunity to tell your story where it all began in the hills of St. Ann. If we receive enough donations, we will be able to display the historical accounts of the evolution of reggae music digitally and with unique community involvement.

If you or someone you know wants to display your reggae memorabilia with us, please contact us! We would like to display many of these items on our website’s gallery page.

We invite and encourage local schools to preserve the beauty and legacy of our Jamaican culture through plays and reenactments of performances like Miss Lou’s and old traditional folktales which will live into perpetuity at our cultural mecca.

The Jamaica International Reggae Museum is committed to telling the story about local and international events that shaped the evolution of reggae music in Jamaica and eventually around the world today.

The international reggae community is invited to join us as we rejoice and revel in all our favorite music.

Also, through your donations, we hope to restore Canaan, the Great House to serve as a reminder of what life was like in the early 1900’s. Here visitors will see the resting place of a slave’s descendant who was born on Jamaica’s Emancipation Day. You will see a functioning outdoor kitchen from the era and an outhouse like you’ve never seen before. Sample  a sustainable  'Earthship' structure and help to foster other unique projects for living off the grid.

Donate Today

Donations via PayPal will go towards construction projects, helping children, the elderly and the handicapped. Learn more about donating today.

We encourage the creation of a Jamaican Music library, so dig up all those old newspaper clippings to help tell the story of our rich Jamaican Heritage and Culture

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If you have posters and fliers and tapes, including rare singles, interviews, and thousands of live shows you may find an instant spot in Jamaica International Reggae Museum. Dig up all of your Jamaican tapes of live shows, interviews, out-takes, demos, unreleased songs and versions, rehearsals and tributes and showcase them here. We are especially interested in live interviews, CDs and records, videos, photos and artifacts that tell our story. Do you have old clothing from back in the day? We would love to showcase our style and fashion of the day, reggae t-shirts, and clothing.Bring your old photos and secure your place in Jamaican history. 

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