Cayman Brac Museum
Cayman Brac Museum
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
About
The Cayman Brac Museum, the oldest Museum in the Cayman Islands opened its doors to the public on December 3rd, 1983. Through the years our efforts have been focused on preserving the unique history of Cayman Brac & Little and creating informative exhibits. The Museum’s home is the Old Government Administration Building built in 1933 which housed the Post Office, Customs, Treasury and much more under one roof before it was replaced by a new building in 1983.
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106nicole
Oklahoma City, OK143 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
It was a nice stop to kill a little bit of time. It was free but they accept donations. There was no photography allowed inside the museum. It has some old thing from the island and shows a little bit of island history.
Written January 1, 2020
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Weary Travellery
Lexington, KY159 contributions
May 2022
A delightful little museum in the former Government Building, it has a little bit of everything about the Brac's colorful history. One of the main exhibits is about the 1932 hurricane, with a lot of personal stories about the terror of the storm and the painful aftermath. Powerful stuff. Admission is free but donations are accepted - it's worth $20 for the sheer variety in such a small space.
Written September 5, 2022
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Nancy B
Sorrento, FL108 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
A very small thee room museum with lots of island history; one room dedicated to a 1932 hurricane that devastated the island. Free admission but donations are appreciated (and without pressure).
Written February 7, 2020
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jmrobotics
Walnut Creek, CA39 contributions
Mar 2017 • Solo
A small collection of island artifacts neatly organized and displayed. Somewhat random but easy to go through and free. About a 30 minute visit.
Written March 27, 2017
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Jmrobotics, Thank you for your review. One of the joys of being a small island full of history, is the opportunity to share a vast amount of information within a small space. We hope you will visit us again in the future and see the changes we make.
Written April 19, 2017
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MRSSEMISWEET
Nottingham, PA47 contributions
Apr 2016 • Couples
This is the right place to learn about the history of the Cayman Islands. It was most interesting and enjoyable to look at all of the memorabilia and learn about the history of these people and what they have had to live through with a devastating hurricane in 1932 and how they have rallied as a people and nation.
Written April 13, 2016
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MRSSEMISWEET We are thankful for your review and visit! The 1932 Hurricane is one of the most popular exhibits. We look forward to seeing you again!
Written July 27, 2017
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Raven C
Brooklyn, NY29 contributions
Aug 2015 • Friends
learned so much about the islands damaging hurricane of 1932. Lots of artifacts like phones, tools, irons from locals who have donated them to the museum. You can even listen to first hand eye witness accounts from hurricane survivors.
Written August 5, 2015
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We are happy you enjoyed our museum, especially the 1932 Hurricane exhibit. Thank you for your feedback and we do hope you enjoy your next visit to Cayman Brac.
Written July 27, 2017
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Bubblesdv09
Grand Cayman23 contributions
Apr 2013 • Couples
The museum is a small collection of items from the Cayman Brac history showing how the people have lived and worked throughout the years with a large display relating to the 1932 hurricane which devastated the Island and took over 100 lives. The Museum is free to visit and definitely worth a stop.
Written April 18, 2013
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Bubblesdv09, Thank you for your review. 2012 marked 80years since the devasting "32Storm" as it has been referred to. The large exhibit is a example of the perseverance of our people. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.
Written June 6, 2013
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I_McI
Windsor, Canada29 contributions
Mar 2012 • Family
Its a nice little museum which features mainly common artifacts of daily life from the past 100 or so years. Its run by proud members of the local community. There is a limited collection on display of somewhat unremarkable items however the items are nicely displayed. So there is plenty of potential and it time they may expand their collection/displays. There is no admittance fee however as with most museums, you can make a donation to its' operation.
Written March 21, 2012
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I_McI, Thank you for your review and suggestions. We have since completed the installation of a new interactive exhibit. Come back and see us sometime.
Written May 27, 2013
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HowlnBubba
Key Largo, FL1,449 contributions
Feb 2012 • Solo
This is the kind of museum you go to when you want to learn the history and culture of a small community, run by the proud members of that community. The museum is small, so it doesn't take too long for those who don't get into museums, and it is the oldest museum in the Cayman Islands. It is housed in a one-story former government building. Upon entering, I was immediately greeted by staffer/curator, who apologized for the dust and construction materials as they improve the museum. No need for apologies! This place clearly communicates community history and pride - especially in the room dedicated to the Faith Hospital. It's free, and I was glad to leave a donation.
Written March 5, 2012
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Howinbubba, Thank you for your review. We have now completed our new exhibit and would love for you to visit us again in the future.
Written May 27, 2013
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Addmarya
St. Augustine, FL45 contributions
Dec 2011 • Family
Perfect for small children, the museum can be visited and enjoyed in a small amount of time. The porch swing was the highlight for our two year old and four and half year old grandchildren though they only lasted a few minutes on it!
Written December 26, 2011
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Addmarya, Thank you for your review. The swings are a great pit stop and past tradition of our islands.
Written May 27, 2013
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