Cayman Islands National Museum, George Town

4.3
#2 of 10 in Museums in Cayman Islands
The changing exhibits at Cayman Islands National Museum preserve and display every aspect of Caymanian heritage. Natural and cultural history of the islands remains the focus of this small institution, its centerpiece an engaging audiovisual presentation that offers a good intro into the area's story. Within one of the town's oldest buildings, the museum also includes two rooms of an old jail displaying the graffiti left behind by former prisoners. Using our international travel planner, George Town attractions like Cayman Islands National Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Cayman Islands National Museum
map
Cayman Islands National Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
223 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • 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...  more »
  • to see absolutely small Museum opposite the port island cayman quiet place not too much tourism payment in dollars or dollars on the island
    View original
  • 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!  more »
Google
  • This red roofed building opposite the South Terminal in George Town is a little gem. For a small admission fee you can learn about the history and culture of the Cayman Islands. Don't miss the gift shop for authentic Cayman souvenirs.
  • Educational and fun. The prison discovery was a surprise.
  • Woman at the desk was a little rude. Pass.
  • It was really cool to see the history of the islands.
  • Don't miss this when you are here! Learn about the history and the natural history of the islands. Clever exhibits, but the animatronic figures are a little much.

Plan your trip to George Town

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in George Town

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in George Town by other users

2 days in George Town BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Grand Cayman BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 35 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Grand Cayman BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Caribbean, Mexico & United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Cayman Islands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Grand Cayman BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Cayman Islands BY A USER FROM CANADA January, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Grand Cayman BY A USER FROM CANADA February, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Cayman Islands BY A USER FROM ALGERIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Cayman Islands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Caribbean BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans