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Address: 19 Kirkconnell St., Cayman Brac
Phone Number: 345-948-2222
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Description: The Cayman Brac Museum, the oldest Museum in the Cayman Islands opened its...
The Cayman Brac Museum, the oldest Museum in the Cayman Islands opened its doors to the public on December 3rd, 1983. Through the years our efforts have been focused on preserving the unique history of Cayman Brac & Little and creating informative exhibits. The Museum’s home is the Old Government Administration Building built in 1933 which housed the Post Office, Customs, Treasury and much more under one roof before it was replaced by a new building in 1983.
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Interesting Stop

Worth the stop and it's free. Interesting information and displays about old days on the Brac and of the 1932 hurricane.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Thorne Bay, Alaska
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Cayman Brac Museum is definitely worth the stop. No cameras allowed. We spent about one hour there and were quite interested in the stories of the Hurricane of 1932. We recognized names of towns by looking at the old photos of the early families residing on Cayman Brac.

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Thorne Bay, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Worth the stop and it's free. Interesting information and displays about old days on the Brac and of the 1932 hurricane.

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Colleyville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Small museum, but free. The most interesting were the stories and photos regarding the Hurricanes. Lots of interesting old artifacts.

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Columbus NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A view into old times, lots of things your grandparents used in every day life. No picture taking allowed.

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Kea'au
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A small place but worth an hour. What made it enjoyable was the person running the museum when we visited. I asked one question and after that she just lighted up and was eager to talk story. The info on the Hurricanes, especially 1932, is chilling and inspiring. From the 'guide' I realized more about the island then if I'd... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

we had a taxi drop us off to see the museum we had heard about and it was closed it appears no one was available to open it for the day. we were disappointed

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When on the Brac make sure you pop by the museum to get a feel for Cayman. Many people see Cayman as Grand Cayman and 7 Mile Beach but a half hour visit to this little museum will show you so much more. A snapshot of the Cayman Islands and its seafaring history are shown in pictorial and video format.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a very small place. We enjoyed it for the insight into what Brackers have saved and valued over the years. Really showed how small the island is! Also how human habitation here is really very recent. We spent about an hour to cover the displays.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Tools, household items, artifacts from the island. Section about the deadly 1932 hurricane with first-hand accounts. Selection of reference books for sale in the small shop.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

There are very few man made "attractions" on the Brac, so it is all relative. This museum is worth stopping in to get a brief overview of the history of the island if you are touring the island, but do not expect a typical "museum experience." The staff is very nice (at least the older of the two on duty... More 

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Address: 19 Kirkconnell St., Cayman Brac
Phone Number: 345-948-2222
Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Cayman Brac

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