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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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A must see in Cockburn Town

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lisa M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Fort Worth
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Illinois
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53 reviews
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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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Thank Henry24
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 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

While in Grand Turk I found a sticker from the Turks & Caicos National Museum on a bathroom floor. I found a taxi Frank was my driver and he took me about 4 miles from the busy report to the museum and it was great. I was greeted by a very nice lady and I found the Museum very nice.... More 

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

We are happy that you came to visit the museum and enjoyed it. We do appreciate your great review and recommendation to other travelers. Thank you for visiting us and we hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

it was only $5 per person and we enjoyed the information. Staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a nice way to spend a 1/2 hour

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

Thank you for your visit and positive review. It was our pleasure to share the history of the islands with you. Do visit us again sometime. More 

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