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Peter Tosh Museum - Kingston, Jamaica

Peter Tosh Museum - Reggae Music superstar Peter Tosh got his due reward after a museum was opened in his name to honor his contribution to Reggae Music.

The Museum which is located at the Pulse Centre, 38a Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, Jamaica was opened to the public on November 1st, 2016.

Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh's collections include a pair of Mick Jagger's gold microphones from when Tosh toured with the Stones and his most-prized M16 guitar.

Visitors to Peter's Museum are able to purchase Peter Tosh's apparel, headwear, and accessories.

The Museum opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: closed

Admission Rates as at January 30, 2017:

  • Tourist - US $20
  • Local Rates: - J $2,000
  • Children - J $1,000
  • For students with ID in groups of 10 or more - J $500

To book your tour and tickets information please call - 876-960-0049

A Little History of Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh was born Winston Hubert McIntosh on October 19, 1944, in Grange Hill, Westmoreland, Jamaica.   He later moved to the notorious slum of Trench Town (so named because it was built on the “trenches” that drained the sewage of nearby Kingston) at the age of 16.

His mother strongly influenced him, and her sensibility would become apparent in both his lyrics and views; she was particularly concerned that he should have a Christian upbringing.

He attended the local church regularly and gained his experience there singing in the choir and learning to play the organ. He formed a sort of musical apprenticeship that prepared him for his subsequent career.

Peter Tosh’s example, as both artist and activist, continues to inspire creators and idealists around the world. He was and is a true leader whose music and message inspires people on every continent throughout the world.

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