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Turks & Caicos National Museum

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Address: Front Street, Guinep House | P.O.Box 188, Grand Turk Turks and Caicos, Grand Turk
Phone Number: +1 649-946-2160

A look into the rich history of the Caribbean: museum featuring fragments...

A look into the rich history of the Caribbean: museum featuring fragments of a wrecked Spanish sailing ship from the early 1500s.

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Best value on island, very informative.

For $5 you get value for your money. Very well laid out and interesting, lots to see and you really get to know the history of the island. The picture is of a 1000 yr old seat.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For $5 you get value for your money. Very well laid out and interesting, lots to see and you really get to know the history of the island. The picture is of a 1000 yr old seat.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the museum is small but is informative and the staff there is very good. The entrance fee is $5. You start off with a guide who shows you the display that is thought to be of the Pinta. They also show you other parts of the museum and then you are on your own. There is a replica of the... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my wife and I meandered through the Historic Downtown we decided to pay the small fee and go into the museum. We were greeted by a very pleasant and informative guide who told us many facts and answered all of our questions. If you love the history and culture of places you visit then the Turks and Caicos National... More 

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Allison, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small little museum that shows good information on OLD ship wrecks and the history of the islands. Was staffed by very friendly and helpful people. It was a delight to visit and cost only $5. Just wish we had more time, as we squeezed our visit into a 20 minute stop on our island tour. My advice is to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

For a small museum, it is well staffed and provides nice insight into island history and mischievous endeavors. Worth the stop if you're in the area and interested in history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a great little museum for such a small island and I never tire of visiting. Jam packed with fantastic exhibits and local historical information. Fantastic little shop and really helpful staff. Fred was wealth of local knowledge and I had the pleasure of speaking briefly with the museum director who was incredibly passionate about every aspect of the great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I've visited. The food fabulous national museum was very informative. Can't wait to go back

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited this museum at the end of our visit and it was well worth it. The exhibits were interesting and the staff were informative. We were glad for the air con and there was a nod to it's role as apart of Britain.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was on a tour so we did not have enough time to go through the entire museum, however I will say the woman was so honest as there is a very small fee and she told us upfront so we would not pay and then be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Extremely well presented and informative Museum run by well knowledgable locals who volunteer their time to advising the uninformed! Actual specimens from years gone by with large amount of information well presented on boards and TV screens. A great place to learn of the local area history.

Thank Nigel L

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