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Address: Pedro Castle Road | Savannah, KY1-1501, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-947-3329
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.

Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.

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$31*
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Conch Shell House and Pedro St James Great House
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Pedro St James Castle General Admission and Guided Tour
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Grand Cayman Tour by 4x4 Including Pedro St James and Botanic Park

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Nice piece of Island History.

If you need a day off from your bathing suit this is a nice place to go and explore a little bit of the Island's History. Recommend to families with children...historical site.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Cocimocci
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you need a day off from your bathing suit this is a nice place to go and explore a little bit of the Island's History. Recommend to families with children...historical site.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am very interested in history. this is one historic building that we were told that we should visit. however, we were taken through the property with utter chaos. The guide, which is part of the history, that was interesting, was completely scattered and didn't give us the time or the full experience. He kept us waiting for 20 min... More 

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Thank Sabina I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're into history and learning about places this is definitely for you. They have a pretty cool auditorium where they explain a little of The Cayman Island history and then the history of the St. James House. After that you exit the auditorium and theres a live guide that will guide you through the house and and give you... More 

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Thank Jacob B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend a little more and take the guided tour, well worth it. I loved listening to Stacy talk, he is a descendant of the family so it adds so much more to the tour. Beautiful ocean views, great history.

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Thank Rosie K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place with amazing ocean views. They have an interesting program about the history of the island. Then you take a tour around the property. My family enjoyed it. We always like to learn the history of the places we travel.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there as part of an island tour and it was a great couple of hours. We had the luxury of being there by ourselves (a group of 7) and found it to be entertaining and fun. It was a great way to spen the morning away from the beach.

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the afternoon here, and we enjoyed the interactive fun with our guide, Joseph. He is very friendly and knowledgeable, and knew exactly what to do to get us to participate.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shirley rhoulstone is one of the best tour guides on the island full of information and good value for money and good sense of humour what more could you want

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are wanting to take a quick break for a couple of hours, I suggest you list the Pedro St. James site. You start by watching an interactive video/play and is then picked up by your tour guide. We paid $3-$5 extra a person to have a tour guide walk us through the house and site. Totally worth it.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the premier historic site in Grand Cayman. Beautiful setting on the oceanfront. Our guide was a descendant of one of the previous owners and gave a great tour. The multimedia show prior to the tour provides a nice overview of the history of Grand Cayman. One of the places to see if you only have day on the island,... More 

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