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Turks & Caicos National Museum

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Address: Front Street, Guinep House | P.O.Box 188, Grand Turk Turks and Caicos, Grand Turk
Phone Number: 649-946-2160
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A look into the rich history of the Caribbean: museum featuring fragments...

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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Fabulous museum and well worth a visit!

What a great little museum for such a small island and I never tire of visiting. Jam packed with fantastic exhibits and local historical information. Fantastic little shop and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Providenciales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little museum for such a small island and I never tire of visiting. Jam packed with fantastic exhibits and local historical information. Fantastic little shop and really helpful staff. Fred was wealth of local knowledge and I had the pleasure of speaking briefly with the museum director who was incredibly passionate about every aspect of the great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I've visited. The food fabulous national museum was very informative. Can't wait to go back

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We visited this museum at the end of our visit and it was well worth it. The exhibits were interesting and the staff were informative. We were glad for the air con and there was a nod to it's role as apart of Britain.

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Thank Lisa M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I was on a tour so we did not have enough time to go through the entire museum, however I will say the woman was so honest as there is a very small fee and she told us upfront so we would not pay and then be disappointed.

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Thank Jeanette R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Extremely well presented and informative Museum run by well knowledgable locals who volunteer their time to advising the uninformed! Actual specimens from years gone by with large amount of information well presented on boards and TV screens. A great place to learn of the local area history.

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Thank Nigel L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

On our second trip to Grand Turk, we decided to see a portion of the island. One of our stops was at the Museum. It is very impressive and the people of Grand Turk are very proud of their island. The information packed in a small, well maintained space is interesting. You see Smithsonian quality relics and get a sense... More 

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Thank Page1977
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This was a great museum to visit. There are a lot of historical items here and a very knowledgeable staff. A must do in Grand Turk!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

To really understand the Turks and Caicos you must visit the museum! Everything from Columbus to the Queen, salt to the natives, diving to NASA.

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Thank cwegebest
GuinepHouse, Manager at Turks & Caicos National Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our museum and for taking the time out to write this review. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I expect more information on the locals but I found put more about shipwreck vessel and slaveholders...what happen since? Not as informative as I would have liked.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum which was small but we'll set out with very enthusiastic staff one of whom was from French Canada so we spoke a bit in French. The museum charts the history of Turks and how the flag was formed plus major events that have happened including a space mission that landed off the coast of grand Turk!... More 

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GuinepHouse, Manager at Turks & Caicos National Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our museum, giving us a perfect score and recommending our us to other travelers. I know that our staff enjoyed welcoming you and the opportunity to speak a bit of French with you was a nice bonus. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the not... More 

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