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Address: Charlestown, Nevis
Phone Number: 869-469-5786
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Description: Exhibits regard the history and culture of Nevis, with particular focus on...
Exhibits regard the history and culture of Nevis, with particular focus on Nevis-native, Alexander Hamilton.
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Small, but worth a visit

Ok, the museum is small and the presentation is fairly basic without any of the bells and whistles found in many European museums, but take the time to read the information... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Tammy F
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Jersey
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Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Ok, the museum is small and the presentation is fairly basic without any of the bells and whistles found in many European museums, but take the time to read the information presented and you suddenly realise you've found a little gem. Fascinating history and lots of variety of subjects.....

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Well... since there is not a lot of cultural hot spots on the island and you are typically not on Nevis for this anyways... its a quick inexpensive way to spend an hour learning a little about the History of Nevis. Park to the left of the building in the grass area thru the gate.

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Toronto
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I love small local museums and the Museum of Nevis History was great. It's full of very interesting and informative exhibits about pre-history, the Slave Trade, the Colonial Period, and the modern period of Nevis and also has good exhibits on the natural history of the island and the seas around it. There is very nice garden to sit in... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The museum is not very big but it is filled with interesting history about the island and definitely worth a visit.

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This small and interesting museum offers a great overview of the history and character of Nevis. I would recommend visiting the museum first before touring the sights, it will enhance the experience.

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paisley, scotland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
41 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This museum gave an ideal account of historic Nevis and also detailed issues effecting the island today. Good range of books available to purchase.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Great little museum in the Centre of Charlestown. It may be small but there is a lot of information in there about the island and it's people

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South Yorkshire, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

The museum gives a good history of Nevis and all about life as it was and its development. It tells you all about the Nelson connections and the sugar plantaions. The lady receptionist is extremely helpful and full of extra interesting facts. We were lucky enough to be there for their Christmas Bazaar and bought some lovely locally made items... More 

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

It is worth visiting this very small museum in order to learn some more about Nevis. There are individual exhibits on topics such as the history, archeology, geology, and natural history (seashells) of Nevis. The person at the front desk is very nice and will probably be able to answer any questions you might have. This museum is a good... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Very small museum summarizing the most important information on Nevis history. It helped me to understand more about Nevis. Even it's just small exposition to read all the information took about 20-30 minutes.

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