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Turks & Caicos National Museum

Front Street, Guinep House | P.O.Box 188, Grand Turk Turks and Caicos, Grand Turk
649-946-2160
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Grand Turk
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: History Museums
Description: A look into the rich history of the Caribbean: museum featuring fragments of a wrecked Spanish sailing ship from the early 1500s.
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Hudson Valley, NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This little corner of the world has its own unique prehistory, and the Turks & Caicos National Museum captures its essence in a small scale, user-friendly manner. From primitive to present, artifacts are presented in a meaningful and poignant manner, drawing visitors into the details of this extraordinary locale. Gift shop has a good book section. Don't forget to stroll... More

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Redcliff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very well done museum on the history of the island and maritime information in general. A must visit attraction on the island. Would recommend to anyone.

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Seattle
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is an interesting, small museum, with a good story to tell about an old shipwreck on the reef, in view of the town. Staff is very welcoming and full of info. And, nice little gift shop.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Great exhibit on the Molasses Reef Wreck with a good video describing its significance. Also enjoyed the history of the salt trade on the island.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Lots of interesting relics including a Molasses Reef ship wreck with a wonderful and knowledgeable guide.

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Spring, Texas, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Museum was a good bit of history. Well worth the time. Cool artifacts and of course the staff is very nice and informative.

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very interesting place to spend some time while you are on Grand Turk. The folks running the place are very well versed in the history and culture of the area. Well worth the five dollar admission fee.

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Lima, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Small museum which shows some of the old ship wrecks including one of the Columbus era ships. Costs 5 dollars per person to get in. Next to a public beach and shops

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Houston
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was an interesting attraction. The ladies that were working were very nice and informative. The building that the museum utilizes was really neat. It's a very old two story house with a magnificent view.

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Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

A visit to the Museum in Grand Turk provides an overview of the history of the area. It is well worth the time to read all of the entries and to look at the relics that have been lovingly collected.

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