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Cayman Islands National Museum

3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-8368
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East Island Sightseeing Tour in Grand Cayman
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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (25 reviews)
“cayman islands” (57 reviews)
“natural history” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
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+1 345-949-8368
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"gift shop"
in 25 reviews
"cayman islands"
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"natural history"
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"oldest building"
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"interactive exhibits"
in 8 reviews
"hall of fame"
in 5 reviews
"video presentation"
in 4 reviews
"minute movie"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"old jail"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"less than an hour"
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"entrance fee"
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"on display"
in 5 reviews
"island life"
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"learn something"
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Reviewed yesterday

It is always nice to have a better understanding of where you are visiting. Grand Cayman has a rich history with some unique features. The museum is worth a visit while strolling through George Town.

Thank Stephen-Niki
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you visit this museum, make sure you read everything. It is quite small. The theater is the best part. You will learn more here than the rest of the house. Personally, Hubby and I like Pedro St. James better, but still good to hear...More

Thank DAWN G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the museum even though it was small and they were doing some construction. it gave us a real understanding of the people and the history of the islands.

Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend stopping in here for a brief visit to better understand the history of the Cayman Islands. Interesting short video followed by several exhibits that showcase some of the unique history of the building and aspect of Cayman culture.

Thank knm582012
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Have been in George Town a few times and never have stopped in to the museum. The museum is in a historic building that once was a courthouse, church, school, dance hall and has served the community for almost 200 years. It is one of...More

Thank BigDMI
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Interesting history about the islands and their development. Spent a little under two hours-- self-paced. Wait for the movie to start at the beginning—it’s worth it. Various rooms displaying history & development of the islands Most interesting to us was all the info on the...More

1  Thank GCrackr
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Ashamed to say, i was just looking for the restroom. I was pleasantly surprised by the Museum. It gave a great history of the island and was a pleasant experience from a hectic day.

Thank xcapeohio
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Small but interesting museum- learned a lot about the history of the island and its rich culture. Worth a visit

Thank littlegreen_13
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I happened by this as I needed to change after our snorkel to walk around Georgetown. I has an incredible location right at the landing of the historic harbor and just south of the main pier. By the way, great restrooms that are large enough...More

Thank Grover R
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

I learned a lot about the history of the Cayman Islands that surprised me. The short movie was entertaining as well as informative. It is worth the trip as my friend and I planned out a self guided to walking tour of the area.

Thank luckydog161616
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Visitgrandcsy
June 12, 2016|
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Response from CINationalMuseum | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, we do not have joint tours between the National Gallery and the National Museum at this time. We do have information on the Maritime Heritage Trail at the National Museum for... More
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