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Great activity to get out of the sun and learn about the island.

This is a wonderful side adventure for those who love history. Being from SC this was interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Laurens, South Carolina
Quick visit with a lot of local history

I enjoyed this museum immensely because it is so personal in how it tells the story of the town and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Alan S
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A museum showcasing artifacts from the life of Wyannie Malone, the founder of Hope Town.
Hope Town, Great Abaco Island
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a wonderful side adventure for those who love history. Being from SC this was interesting because of the connection to Hope Town founders. Museum is extremely well done. You can spend more than an hour here reading and seeing the old photos and...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I enjoyed this museum immensely because it is so personal in how it tells the story of the town and surrounding area. We took our group of Boy Scouts through the museum and they loved the history, the maps and the artifacts. It is a...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is a little jewel in the Abaco Islands. Lots of nice artifacts and history of the town is shared with visitors. There is plenty to see so plan to spend a little bit if time exploring!

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This FREE opportunity cows visitors to ascend the lighthouse for magnificent views and vistas of the easter coast of Abaco/ marsh harbour. Run by donation only, this is a worthwhile stop when going to Hope Town.

Thank tom k
Reviewed 26 August 2015

AFTER you climb the lighthouse visit this Museum...the history is worth leaning on your visit to the Abaco's.

Thank Islandprincess28
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This is a nice little museum and in a short visit we got a sense for the history of Elbow Cay. Nothing "awesome" but charming and worthwhile.

Thank richard_traveler
Reviewed 3 May 2013

In an old home in the very heart of Hope Town, the museum was certainly a labor of love for a number of people. Since it is housed in an old home of the era, an air of authenticy permeates that otherwise not be found....More

2  Thank FLYBOY888PK
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I waited till the weather was lousy, which was less than a day total out of six! Nonetheless, it is worth seeing this museum, as it gives some insight into the history and struggles faced by these islands. There was maybe a 20-minute video about...More

2  Thank Andrew_WNY
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Learn a bit about Elbow Cay's history. The loyalists, hurricanes, wrecking, and more! The staff is friendly, seems to be all volunteer and committed to the Cay. Your vacation will mean more to you after an hour here.

1  Thank EfficientFrontier
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The museum is set-up like a Loyalist home but has a video room, shell collection, genealogy records & a gift shop. My favorite parts are the old photos of the locals and the harbour especially with the sea planes landed just outside the lighthouse. The...More

1  Thank HopeTownMom
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