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Cayman Islands National Museum

Address: Harbour Dr., George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-949-8368
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in George Town
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Small but nice. Most valuable souvenir shop. I recommend the products from the caymanite stone, wonderful earings!!

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

Located just across the port in a colonial style house could easily pass by unnoticed. There is an entrance fee of US$10. The video is very interesting. I learned some facts about the island namely about the oldest houses that still remain. Exhibitions are just ok.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Nice little museum, worth a visit if only to educate yourself on the background of The Cayman Islands. Interesting short video presentation on islands history, eco system and it's people.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

From the outside you might think this is just a small house its way more than that and well worth a visit. Some great history to help make your visit a great one! Good gift shop also which is not full of tat :)

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Derby, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a little time in port after the Stingray City tour and found this Museum right on the waterfront in the middle of town. The staff is very friendly and has done an excellent job with the displays. You can see they take a lot of pride in their home. This is the oldest building in Georgetown and they... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We found this museum on a walking tour in Grand Cayman. We were on a cruise ship, visited the public library for free internet service. Picked up a map from the upstairs and it contained a walking tour. From there we followed the tour and ended up at the museum. Very interesting and well layed out. Well worth the entry... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We visited the museum one evening when venturing near Georgetown and we were pleased with what it had to offer. The building has been restored and is maintained very well. Although it's very small, it was very informative and provided alot of cultural exposure and background information regarding the Caymans that we would not have known otherwise. If you like... More 

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This museum housed in the oldest government building on the island is a mine of cultural, historic and scientific information. I could easily have spent hours here. It was fascinating and had a lot of personal touches with artifacts contributed by Cayman islanders. It does concentrate on more recent history of the last 100 years or so. There was a... More 

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Nice diversion and a quaint spot to visit. Nice gift shop with some unique offerings. Bit crowded when I was there, so that diminished my experience, which was still quite good.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited the museum because my wife wanted some caymanite jewelry and we were told the had the best prices on the island. The people were very nice and my wife found what she wanted at a very reasonable price.

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