Pedro St. James National Historic Site, Grand Cayman

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#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Cayman Islands
Visit the oldest building in the Cayman Islands, Pedro St. James National Historic Site. Built in 1780, the house belonged to plantation owner William Eden, and underwent restoration in 1996 after decades of abandonment. The old manor served as the birthplace of democracy in the Caymans, where notable island citizens met and decided to vote for their representatives. Step back in time as you roam the interior, carefully restored with period furniture, and imagine what life was like for the wealthy Englishman that built the mansion in the 18th century. Arrange to visit Pedro St. James National Historic Site and other attractions in Bodden Town using our Bodden Town travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Whenever we visit a new place we always like to learn about the culture and Pedro St. James fit that bill. The grounds were immaculate and the feature film at the beginning was very informative about ...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Not everyone in our group enjoyed this spot as much as I did, and that's why I gave it 4 stars instead of five. This is a relaxing place very unlike most of what I had seen in two previous visits to G...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    Highly recommended. The truth is that we know little of the history of the paradise that is Cayman, worth to turn and get this House where there is so much cultural load (slaves, independence, lifestyle). The multimedia production in the screening room is very good! Delicious rum to try at the bar, and the gift shop is super full. The responsible persons are super friendly!
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  • June 29, 2017
    Fun, informative, beautiful grounds and buildings. Pedro St. James was a great afternoon visit. I stayed for about 2 hours with plenty to do but you could stay shorter or longer and still have a good experience. They have a cool 4D movie presentation about the history of the house. The grounds were gorgeous and well maintained and the house was very interesting.
  • January 15, 2017
    We were price comparing at various stores throughout the island and this gift shop surprisingly had the best prices! It's a small store but has a great variety of products. Also a 10% coupon in the Explorer magazine
  • April 12, 2017
    Great views, cozy and tranquil location. Excellent location for outdoor events.
  • March 1, 2017
    Go all the way to the top floor to enjoy a view and the great ocean breeze in the replica of the original open sided house
  • June 17, 2017
    Historical attraction but beautiful spot for weddings and parties

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