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Cayman Islands National Museum

3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-8368
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East Island Sightseeing Tour in Grand Cayman
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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (25 reviews)
“cayman islands” (55 reviews)
“natural history” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
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+1 345-949-8368
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"gift shop"
in 25 reviews
"cayman islands"
in 55 reviews
"natural history"
in 10 reviews
"oldest building"
in 9 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 8 reviews
"hall of fame"
in 5 reviews
"video presentation"
in 4 reviews
"minute movie"
in 4 reviews
"old jail"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"less than an hour"
in 3 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"island life"
in 4 reviews
"learn something"
in 4 reviews
"history lesson"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed the museum even though it was small and they were doing some construction. it gave us a real understanding of the people and the history of the islands.

Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend stopping in here for a brief visit to better understand the history of the Cayman Islands. Interesting short video followed by several exhibits that showcase some of the unique history of the building and aspect of Cayman culture.

Thank knm582012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been in George Town a few times and never have stopped in to the museum. The museum is in a historic building that once was a courthouse, church, school, dance hall and has served the community for almost 200 years. It is one of...More

Thank BigDMI
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting history about the islands and their development. Spent a little under two hours-- self-paced. Wait for the movie to start at the beginning—it’s worth it. Various rooms displaying history & development of the islands Most interesting to us was all the info on the...More

1  Thank GCrackr
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Ashamed to say, i was just looking for the restroom. I was pleasantly surprised by the Museum. It gave a great history of the island and was a pleasant experience from a hectic day.

Thank xcapeohio
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Small but interesting museum- learned a lot about the history of the island and its rich culture. Worth a visit

Thank littlegreen_13
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I happened by this as I needed to change after our snorkel to walk around Georgetown. I has an incredible location right at the landing of the historic harbor and just south of the main pier. By the way, great restrooms that are large enough...More

Thank Grover R
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I learned a lot about the history of the Cayman Islands that surprised me. The short movie was entertaining as well as informative. It is worth the trip as my friend and I planned out a self guided to walking tour of the area.

Thank luckydog161616
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Informative and fun. Low key. Self paced. 1-2 hour commitment . 19 minutes video at start then 4-5 rooms displaying history if scuba diving and history of grand cayman. This is located in Georgetown, right by where the cruise ships stop. Plenty of places to...More

Thank Kristen M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We spent an hour but could have read more! A great afternoon history lesson out of the sun and heat!

Thank PHILIP J
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Visitgrandcsy
13 June 2016|
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Response from CINationalMuseum | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, we do not have joint tours between the National Gallery and the National Museum at this time. We do have information on the Maritime Heritage Trail at the National Museum for... More
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