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Cayman Islands National Museum

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Address: Harbour Dr., George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-949-8368
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Description: One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on...
One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.
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Get your history on.

Between here and the Pedro St James house you will get all the history you need. The National Museum is a must see for those who want to be educated tourists and understand a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Between here and the Pedro St James house you will get all the history you need. The National Museum is a must see for those who want to be educated tourists and understand a little more than the average visitor.

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Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great little museum. Enjoyed the hologram, and old jail cell with writing on the wall. Right downtown on the waterfront, so convienent

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We always like to learn the history of foreign destinations on our first visit. This museum did just that. A film and variety of exhibits tell the rich history of the Cayman Islands and then detailed the transition to modern days.

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Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You start with a cheesy little film, but it provides a good overview. There are artifacts from various time periods during Cayman Island history. There are displays about the flora, fish and fauna including extinct and endangered species. I was quite impressed with the area they have for children which includes projects from local schools on recycling, etc. It's small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nicely done museum. Good video to start with history of the island. Exhibits are well done and informative. Worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went to Georgetown and stopped into the Museum. It was inexpensive and worth the stop. It took us about an hour to watch the video and go through all the display areas.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a small museum without a lot to look at and really not much information. We did enjoy the little video before we took the tour. It's located right in George Town across the street from the port so it's easy for anyone in the area to get to. I do recommend going because it's not expensive and you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

it was a very basic museum. Not too much information. The video at the beg. was nice. Not much interactive pieces. Most of the museum could probably be shown as a video.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stopped here for fun on a rainy afternoon and were pleasantly surprised. Its inexpensive to get in but the displays and information are actually pretty interesting and extensive. Cute little place that's worth a visit to learn more about where you're vacationing!

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The museum gives a pretty good history of the islands as well as has a few good displays. It is quite inexpensive,so if you are looking for a way to an hour or so and get a few fun facts about the caymans, it's a good place to stop in.

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Address: Harbour Dr., George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-949-8368
Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  George Town

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