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Pedro St. James National Historic Site

Savannah, Grand Cayman
345-947-3329
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Ranked #12 of 101 Attractions in Grand Cayman
Type: Castles, Government Buildings, Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.
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Type: Castles, Government Buildings, Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great way to learn more about the island and its history. There is a fun multi-media presentation to start things out and then absolutely stunning grounds. The house is lovely. Overall, a good history lesson and fun stop for a few hours.

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Lihue
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

OK - so if you don't care about history, culture, etc - don't go to Pedro St. James. But, if you do, I'm pretty sure you're going to like this. The tour tells the story of how this oldest and largest house on the island was built and rebuilt - and was the center of many important developments in the... More 

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El Reno, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you like history make sure you see this! Tour is great! The castle has been redone above and beyond what I would every think. The grounds are so nice and clean and the views are great. The price of the tour is real cheap considering what everything else cost on the island, If you plan to go to the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Thanks to the very generous and kind people at Pedro St James. Mister Joseph was a wonderful tour guide to my wife and I. We went on a recent Sunday morning bright and early at 9 Am and had the whole place to ourselves. It was worth the donation and 2 hrs time to hear about the history of the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped here to see what the "castle" is all about. NOT a castle. For $10 you get a little tour and a decent film chalk full of history - we learned a lot. Then you get to spend as much time as you want in the house - 3 stories, 3 rooms. The ground have great views of the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited this site on our way back from Bodden Town. We did everything (botanical garden, lunch in Bodden Town, Pedro St James and finally Marriot) by bus. For an extra $1 pp the driver left us at the entrance. We were welcomed by a gentleman that in the very beginning didn't look like a great guide, avoiding eye contact... More 

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We don't like to go on holiday without finding out a little about the place and its history and this is the place to come. A visit combines an exhibition, movie and guided tour of the house and grounds at a reasonable price. Very friendly guide and most informative. Also a lovely spot with great views.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Visiting my niece n family on Grand Cayman and took a drive along to see this. From first entering through the gift shop to leaving this is a "must" for sightseeing. The film has been done in a very creative way and you feel as if you are really there at the house. Outside the visitor centre, before viewing the... More 

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North Hykeham, null, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a must for every visitor to Grand Cayman. One of the oldest houses on the island lovingly restored to when it was first built. Staff are very knowledgeable and help to bring it to life with stories of the people who have lived here. Take time to come to see this grand old house.

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South Amboy, New Jersey
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14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

we always like to see and experience the history of the people where ever we go .Pedro St James is awesome place a must see the castle which is the St James part sitting a beautiful property Pedro Point the house went thru alot events during it's time from family disasters to national historic events our tour guide was very... More 

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