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Cayman Islands National Museum

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Address: 3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-949-8368
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on...

One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.

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Historical Gem that teaches one about the history of Grand Cayman.

My wife and I visited Grand Cayman while doing a cruise on the Navigator of the Seas. This museum was one of our stops while doing a Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Centurion, South Africa
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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Grand Cayman while doing a cruise on the Navigator of the Seas. This museum was one of our stops while doing a Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour. We experienced this small museum as a worthwhile stop in Georgetown. My wife who is a born shopper particularly enjoyed their gift shop that had some very... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a break out of the sun and an opportunity to learn about the island. It is long enough to learn something and short enough not to tax the entire day. The 15 minute introduction movie was pretty good and set the stage for the rest. The displays and historic pieces are accompanied by some pertinent information for explanation.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are not a water person, this is a nice place to spend a few hrs and learn about the Island. The museum is small but so is the island. There was an especially nice display about women's suffrage and the lady who was one of the leaders

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Thank Philpoo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to learn about the island's history and natural resources, especially on a rainy day! Also, one of the few places in Georgetown that you can buy gifts that are actually MADE in the Cayman Islands. Great way to support local artists and the Island. It takes less than an hour, but you can learn a... More 

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Thank AmericanGirl1975
Milwaukee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun and interesting activity for when you have between an hour or two of time to fill in and want to relax in some air conditioning while you learn something. It's a cheap way to learn some of the history, culture, geography, and geology of the island. There is a multimedia presentation and numerous galleries, and it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice place to visit to learn some of the history of the Cayman Islands. It was an easy walk from the port. It's a small museum, took about a half an hour to see everything. Worth a visit if you're walking around the town.

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Water Valley, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This museum is a great place to visit to learn the history of the Cayman Islands. Near the cruise ship port.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The National Museum is very interesting. My husband and I spent about two well worth hours there. Many new things were added since the last time we were there. We learned a lot. They did a nice job of putting the exhibits together. Thank you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Small but very interesting museum that explains lots of the Cayman island's culture, history, traditions, wildlife etc. A must do especially on a raining day, or when ever you pass by, it takes a bit more than an hour to read and watch everything.

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Crestview, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We enjoy seeing what every town has to share! This was a fun stop. If you're going to travel around this is one stop you will want to hit up and learn something about Grand Cayman!

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