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Pompey Museum

Pompey Museum

Pompey Museum

Pompey Museum (Bay and George Streets, Nassau, New Providence Island) –– The Pompey Museum is named in honor of a courageous slave, Pompey, who lived on the Rolle Plantantion on Steventon, Exuma, Bahamas. Historic Vendue House, or the Bourse as it was known, was built some time before 1769 and continued to function as a marketplace until the late 1800s. Enslaved Africans and other commodities were sold at Vendue House during the 18th and 19th centuries. In the early 20th century, it housed the telegraph and telephone department, and later the electricity department. Pompey became a museum in 1992. Admission: Adults – $3:00 / Children – $1:00 Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. / Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed: Sundays and Public Holidays. Call (242) 356-0495 for more info.