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Cayman Islands National Museum

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One of the best museums in the Caribbean, it features changing exhibits on the islands' human and natural history.
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3 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-8368
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fantastic museum and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The short film is worth watching to start the visit and we enjoyed this, despite not normally bothering with these things. The temporary exhibitions about Cayman Airways and the coat of arms of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GeorgeJWM
Reviewed 3 days ago

A quickie tour and you've done it. But interesting nonetheless. Lots to read and so much on scuba diving.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Showustheway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a relatively small museum located in a very old building, but the Cayman Islands National Museum is such a treasure trove of the island's history. We had opted for a visit to the museum rather than the ship's excursions and so glad that we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a former Government Building from the 1800s, the museum is small (8 room, including the gift shop) but does a good job of telling the story of the Cayman Islands. It focuses greatly on the island and nature. And then subsequently about how...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Coyote-Travelerz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent quite a while in here and was amazed at all the history, everything was laid out so well and the little film we were shown was amazing ,the shop was good too

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a town filled with all the stores you find in all the other cruise port cities around the world, the Cayman Islands National Museum offers a unique experience. The movie is the highlight. It tells the story of the Cayman Islands in an interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Lots of information about the history of this part of the world presented in a modern non stuffy way. Also some fun stuff for kids to interact with ( OK us adults like enjoyed those bits too!). At the time of our visit there were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rod250
Reviewed 8 February 2019

I echo all the previous reviewers in that this is an extremely well-done museum with wonderfully engaging exhibits that truly give you the sense of the Cayman Islands and its residents. The gift shop is great for local artwork and well-priced souvenirs. It's an easy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nondumblond
Reviewed 2 February 2019

If you ever need to make a stop to know more about Cayman and its rich history the Museum is a sure stop. Very engaging displays, an informative video at the beginning and just a great atmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TashaeL99
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Very rich in history, this museum seems to wind around itself over and over when you get inside, exhibits at every turn that educate on culture, history, artifacts and even a rotating exhibit. Very pleasant and informative staff, small gift shop with treasures you won't...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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