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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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History, Culture and Gifts - all in one stop!

It had been a long time since I'd been to the museum and I forgot how great the exhibit is. Its a small building but between the video, the physical displays and the changing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Grand Cayman
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It had been a long time since I'd been to the museum and I forgot how great the exhibit is. Its a small building but between the video, the physical displays and the changing exhibits - it really gives visitors a great overview of how the Islands were developed and highlights some unique elements. For those who want to have... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A must see. It's small, but the history lesson is interesting. Make sure you support the gift shop. Right across the street from ships.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 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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