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Address: Charlestown, Nevis
Phone Number: 869-469-5786
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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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A short, but comprehensive history of Nevis

While not large, the museum offers a lot of information on the history of Nevis. Would have spent more time if we were not on a 'schedule'.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday

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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While not large, the museum offers a lot of information on the history of Nevis. Would have spent more time if we were not on a 'schedule'.

Thank MikeH6968
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of local history. Hamilton's house could use some fixing up but all in all there was a good summary of his life. On Tuesdays they have s little bugger garden set up.

Thank Lance S
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148 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For an informative explanation of the history of Nevis a visit to this museum is worthwhile. It is adjacent to the Alexander Hamilton house so visits can be combined. Should be included in your island tour.

Thank Michael H
Antigua and Barbuda
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You may pass over this building and think nothing of interest, but you will learn something about the US forefathers. Tour both rooms (another is located across from the entrance) to take in all that is there. For an Island that is Not Amercsn, found it worthwhile to visit. No photos allowed!

Thank Eliz102
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn't look too inspiring but although the exhibits are a bit rubbish I thought it did a good job of explaining Neves history and I enjoyed it.

Thank Greg548
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49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum does a very good job of researching the history of the island from the earliest of inhabitants to the settlement of the island by the Europeans. There are some good artifacts and interesting information. It is simply done, so do not expect a big city type of exhibit. All said, they even have a lot of interesting information... More 

Thank Travelgroup-CanAm
Hereford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is a small local museum in Hamilton's birthplace, and contains several interesting displays on Nevis history. Some are peeling, though, or stacked behind other items. A sort-out and tidy-up would be beneficial.

Thank tony l
Leicester, England
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Lots to read and a little short of extras to bring the history to life but a good background to the history of Nevis and the Caribbean. Well worth half an hour if you're staying on Nevis. The second building on Hamilton was of less interest.

Thank idmoore
Ormond Beach, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very small with a modest collection but well worth the time it took to find it and find the parking area. Small entrance fee - knowledgeable and friendly greeter. Much information about Nelson and some good artifacts. Needs better outdoor signage.

Thank Becker1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Ok, the museum is small and the presentation is fairly basic without any of the bells and whistles found in many European museums, but take the time to read the information presented and you suddenly realise you've found a little gem. Fascinating history and lots of variety of subjects.....

Thank Tammy F

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