In another two years, children between the ages of three and 11 will have access to their own museum.
Deputy director of the Museum and Historical Society, Kevin Farmer, made this disclosure yesterday while speaking at a press briefing at the office of the Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs, Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St Michael.
He stressed that once adequate space is found to house the museum, the youth should have their museum in time for the country’s 50th Anniversay of independence in 2016.
Earlier, Farmer presented Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs Stephen Lashley with a copy of “Plantation to Nation-Caribbean Museums and National Identity”.
Director of the Museum and Historical Society, Alisandra Cummins, presented Lashley with a copy of Volume 1 of the Journal Of The Barbados Museum And Historical Society which was published in November 1933, The current copy marks the 80th anniversay of the Museum and Historical Society.