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Cayman Islands National Museum

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Address: 3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number:
+1 345-949-8368
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on...

One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.

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Very interesting visit

Great to learn more of the history of the Cayman Islands. Great scuba exhibit. Not too expensive and a nice place to spend an hour or so.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fortville, Indiana
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Fortville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great to learn more of the history of the Cayman Islands. Great scuba exhibit. Not too expensive and a nice place to spend an hour or so.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You might easily overlook the museum, but it's a nice overview of the island and history of diving. It has an interactive fish and sea life module for kids and adults for the young at heart. Go...on a day when you need a break from the sun or in G-town shopping. Plan on spending 1.5 hours here. The entrance is... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the museum on December 27 while walking along the wharf in Georgetown and went inside the museum. It was extremely educational as I learned about the history and culture of the people that on the Cayman Islands as well as how the islands came to be. Very well informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My wife and I visited Grand Cayman while doing a cruise on the Navigator of the Seas. This museum was one of our stops while doing a Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour. We experienced this small museum as a worthwhile stop in Georgetown. My wife who is a born shopper particularly enjoyed their gift shop that had some very... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We took a break out of the sun and an opportunity to learn about the island. It is long enough to learn something and short enough not to tax the entire day. The 15 minute introduction movie was pretty good and set the stage for the rest. The displays and historic pieces are accompanied by some pertinent information for explanation.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

if you are not a water person, this is a nice place to spend a few hrs and learn about the Island. The museum is small but so is the island. There was an especially nice display about women's suffrage and the lady who was one of the leaders

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a great way to learn about the island's history and natural resources, especially on a rainy day! Also, one of the few places in Georgetown that you can buy gifts that are actually MADE in the Cayman Islands. Great way to support local artists and the Island. It takes less than an hour, but you can learn a... More 

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Milwaukee, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a fun and interesting activity for when you have between an hour or two of time to fill in and want to relax in some air conditioning while you learn something. It's a cheap way to learn some of the history, culture, geography, and geology of the island. There is a multimedia presentation and numerous galleries, and it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a nice place to visit to learn some of the history of the Cayman Islands. It was an easy walk from the port. It's a small museum, took about a half an hour to see everything. Worth a visit if you're walking around the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This museum is a great place to visit to learn the history of the Cayman Islands. Near the cruise ship port.

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