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Pedro St. James National Historic Site

Pedro Castle Road | Savannah, KY1-1501, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-3329
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Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pedro Castle Road | Savannah, KY1-1501, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-3329
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Who knew?! This place was a gem! Our guide Joseph was entertaining and engaging. He was passionate about the grounds and his job and it showed! A wealth of knowledge! We really enjoyed touring this historic site with him and highly recommend it. The grounds...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restoration is very well done, and I found it very educational. The self-guided tour has a good video/theater introduction, but I was also fortunate to be able to tag along with a guided tour on this slow day. The guided tour may be worth...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pedro ST James is perhaps the oldest building on the island and has been beautifully restored with gleaming mahogany woods and period descriptions. Tour the site and watch the video narrative of the founding of the island and the struggles of the Cayman peoples for...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely prepared grounds where you can comfortably walk around and get pulled in what it was like many years ago to live in the Cayman Islands. Very nicely done and all grounds well kept.

Thank walterh979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to visit when travelling on the south shore of the island. It is located in the Savannah area (between Spotts Beach and Boddentown). The tour is informative, the structure and grounds are pretty neat and the gardens are beautiful. The...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy historical sites you must go. This was supposedly Black Beards hang out. There are several ship wrecks in this area and coins have been found from such.

Thank donnahelmick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating history, expertly restored and tour guides that are passionate about passing on the story of the site and the history of Grand Cayman. Experience was kid-friendly and Stacy was a very knowledable guide. If you go, and you should, splurge for the guided tour....More

Thank cppersuu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St James at Pedro Point is the birthplace of Caymanian independence. Think of it as the Independene Hall on the Caymans. This national historic site takes you back in time to the plantation days, thru the independence movement up to the 1900's. Historical artifacts and...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Whenever we visit a new place we always like to learn about the culture and Pedro St. James fit that bill. The grounds were immaculate and the feature film at the beginning was very informative about the history of Cayman.

Thank soccer34
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not everyone in our group enjoyed this spot as much as I did, and that's why I gave it 4 stars instead of five. This is a relaxing place very unlike most of what I had seen in two previous visits to Grand Cayman. If...More

Thank JustineXSemple
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Alan C
3 January 2017|
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Response from TAB C | Property representative |
Hi Alan, You can catch the public bus (BT or EE), from the George Town Bus Depot (beside the public library). This is just a 5 min walk from the main Cruise Terminal (the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal). The public bus will... More
6 February 2015|
Response from TAB C | Property representative |
Hi Mike, Guided Tours are USD$18.75 for adults, and USD$6.25 for kids aged 6-12. Kids aged 0-5 are free. Self-Guided Tours are USD$12.50 for adults, and USD$6.25 for kids aged 6-12. Kids aged 0-5 are free. Guided Tours... More