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Cayman Islands National Museum

3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-8368
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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-8368
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first stop on leaving our cruise ship. We always like to visit a local museum and this didn’t disappoint. You don’t need to spend too long but there is plenty to see and learn about Cayman Islands

Thank Michelle081
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a wonderful location to learn about the history of the area, from the time the islands were formed to the diving exploits of those who explore the nearby depths. One can tour the museum in less than an hour, or spend far...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It won't take long to tour this museum, and it does provide a great deal of Cayman history, if you are interested in more than just the beach. There are discounts if you mention the Explore Book, so its affordable too.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings remaining on Grand Cayman, & includes many interesting historical displays. One of my favorites is a room dedicated to diving history which includes many artifacts that I'd never seen anywhere before.

Thank conchasdiver
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My family have now lived in CI for 6+ years and this was our first visit. While other members of my family were in town, we decided to visit the National Museum. We were all very surprised by not only the displays but also the...More

Thank CAYTLien
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This museum was small but great! It was very educational and well maintained. It also has the most economical place to purchase souvenirs. Highly recommend it!

Thank incaprincess254
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A wonderful treasure of Caymanian culture and heritage. They also have a wonderful gift shop. A definite must stop if you are visiting the Cayman Islands.

Thank caymantravelmom
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It is interesting to learn about natural as well as cultural history of Cayman Island - especially when this is interactive (and fun)

Thank Dubravka M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We took our small kids (9-11) here early in our trip, so we could all get a good introduction into life on the island and the island's history. The museum is kind of small, but it has some really good exhibits and helps one to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Definitely a place to go if you love museums. The entry fee is fair and it has its charm. There are some interactive exhibits for the children as well as the adults. Definitely a place to stop in to cool off on a crowded cruise-ship...More

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12 June 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