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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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Great Little Museum

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
45 helpful votes 45 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
37 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
21 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
132 helpful votes 132 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
62 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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lincolnshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I borrowed "Ships Swords and Sugar" by Vinvent K Hubbard from the hotel library, and thoroughly enjoyed reading the history of this fascinating island as I lay by the pool. The museum in contrast was amateurish, shabby and not worth the effort ( or the entrance fee)

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

If you iwsh to learn about the origins and history of Nevis and its polulation then this is the plave to go. You can spend between say 30 minutes and an hour or more (depending upon your level of interest). The staff are knowledgeable and the visit brings home the history of this small island and community.

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