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Wyannie Malone Historical Museum

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Address: Queens Hwy, Hope Town, Elbow Cay
Phone Number:
+1 242-366-0293
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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You want to know about Elbow Cay? Look no further

A wonderful collection of everything you want to know about Elbow Cay and its history. So glad we went here.

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Mystic, Connecticut
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Mystic, Connecticut
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

A wonderful collection of everything you want to know about Elbow Cay and its history. So glad we went here.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I never knew the history of Loyalists settling the Bahamas. The artifacts of colonial and ancient Indian were educational.

2 Thank Steve G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This museum was very well organized and a perfect way to spend a couple hours out of the hot afternoon sun. Like many others, when we visit locations, we don't want to be just tourists. We want to learn something about the locals and their history in order to appreciate the area. This was the perfect place to get an... More 

3 Thank MovingStates
Miss_DP_Patterson, Manager at Wyannie Malone Historical Museum, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed our Museum and island, thank you so very much for your glowing review! More 

Hope Town, Elbow Cay
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The museum gives an authentic view of island life over the past 300 years. Nostalgic artefacts and well laud out exhibits.

1 Thank Alan B
Los Angeles
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great new home and gift shop for the museum-definitely worth a stop in to get a sense of the fascinating history of the island.

2 Thank fmtrv
Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was a great way to learn about Elbow Cay, history of the Abacos, and way of life from a time gone by. I recommend taking the time to visit.

1 Thank TNshamrock
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful little museum just completed in the beautiful town of Hope Town on Elbow Cay. Together with the fantastic lighthouse it made our visit out of the ordinary.incredible history of the island and its links with the U.K.please go and see both.definitely worth it as it puts these little cays into perspective !Fabulous

1 Thank southx2
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Hope Town was founded by British loyalists leaving South Carolina after the U.S. Revolutionary War. The museum gives a nice overview of early island life.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

$5 per person and attached to gift shop with a lot of locally made items Interesting artifacts and history of Hope Town - worth a quick visit...takes about 30 min to an hour to go through it.

1 Thank zooplantgirl
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

I really wanted to go to this place since my wife has same maiden name, but we showed up before closing about 3:55 and the place closed at 4pm. I knocked on door, but it was locked and no one would answer. Then, at 3:59 when we were standing there talking lady opened the door to grab a sign and... More 

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MissDPPatterson, Public Relations Manager at Wyannie Malone Historical Museum, responded to this review

So sorry we missed you, hopefully next time you will come by, a little earlier in the day and we'd be happy to accommodate you. Please keep in mind that when there is no volunteer the people in the gift store next door do fill in for us. More 

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