Cayman Islands National Museum, George Town

4.3
#2 of 11 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.
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  • When stopping with our cruise, we decided to walk from the ship to the National Museum. It is easy to get to -- just turn right on Harbour Drive when exiting the ship terminal and it will be on your l...  more »
  • Small museum, but very informative of Cayman Island history. Tour is self guided and begins with a short introduction video.  more »
  • Staff was very friendly. Nothing too exciting here, but it does give some good island history and is inexpensive.  more »
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  • Very interesting place. There are good displays about the history of the island and building that is now the museum. Nice little gift shop also and the staff were very friendly and have good knowledge of the area. If you need a break and want to cool off this is nice stop from all the shopping!
  • This museum was a great place to go when it was raining. It teaches you a little bit of history about the place and has a cool Scuba Diving Exhibit. I would recommend it as it is also a small museum which can be done very quickly.
  • This was well worth the visit. It really gave us a sense of who the people of these islands are. Very enjoyable.
  • The information was all beautifully presented and I would gladly go there again to reabsorb all of the Island's wonderful history! 10/10 would recommend to anyone who is visiting!
  • You learn alot about the island in this museum. I strongly recommend you visit the island's museum.
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