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Nice history

A small museum detailing Dominica from precolombian days, through colonialism, slavery, freedom to... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
TravelQ6492QE
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Florida
A Great Introduction to the History of Dominica

In successive exhibits, this museum documents the history of Dominica, including the native... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
David I
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Devon, Pennsylvania
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This museum highlights the island's cultural and natural history.
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

A small museum detailing Dominica from precolombian days, through colonialism, slavery, freedom to today. An easy walk. Gives a good idea of "The Nature Island". Rebuilt.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Was the only person there, and the caretaker really knew nothing. Tried to engage him in conversation but i think he was literally there to open the door. The place is in need of some major renovation. The displays look terrible, and the place is...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

In successive exhibits, this museum documents the history of Dominica, including the native Kalinago culture, the occupations of the island by the British and French, the slave trade, and the modern Caribbean. It is right in the center of town and the exhibits are fascinating.

Thank David I
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Only a 3$(USD) cover and one is lead upstairs to the national museum. I dont know if the fee was a discount as I visited on November 3rd, which was their independence day. There's several rooms that are made up in "period" pieces (1800's early...More

Thank Zeph721
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The museum is small but very informative. The building and surrounding itself holds historical significance. Entry fee is just US$3. If you enjoy learning the history of the places you visit, you won't regret a visit to the museum.

Thank bajegal
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Our 8 and 11 year old children enjoyed the museum. We love Dominica and appreciated learning more about it's history. While you could burn through it quickly, it took us about an hour to review each display. Cost was $3 US per person. Very close...More

Thank bmitchell2015
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Many people bypass this unimposing museum and miss what is perhaps one of the most authentic experiences in the Caribbean. Even my husband and I (intrepid explorers) nearly didn't go in after walking up the chipped cement steps to the 2nd story where this tiny...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Once onshore from your ship's docking position in the capital's port, this attraction is straight in front of you. A small entry fee to see a bit of this island's history.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Usd 3 to get in. Cute provincial hotel offering an insight to old Dominica and the Caribbean and Kalinago life. Has the feel of a museum of the past... but charming all the same. Check the painting of Queen Victoria in the stairwell and old...More

Thank garysU5371ZU
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This historic building and it's contents are in great need of some tender loving care by a curator of museums. If such a persons could only volunteer their time and knowledge, this could be a great place!!

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