Guyana National Museum, Georgetown

(3.1/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Head to Guyana National Museum to learn about Guyana's natural and cultural heritage. The first floor tells the story of the nation's history, with display models of boats, historical buildings, and forts. (Look for an old car used by the president.) Continue upstairs, which covers natural history, complete with a taxidermied lion and other animals. Also, look for the model of a giant sloth, reconstructed based on fossils found in the country. You can also browse displays on local plant life and other objects, such as precious stones. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Guyana National Museum by using our Georgetown vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Although it highlights many of the interesting animals indigenous to the region, and the information is quite interesting, the presentation is lackluster. It is unkept and the animal displays look lik...  more »
  • This is a little museum that displays several animals and other artifacts mostly in taxidermal form. I learned a bit about the kind of animals they have in the country also about the giant sloth that ...  more »
  • Maybe not the most elaborate or sizeable museum but definitely the most amusing taxidermy I've ever seen. If you dont take it too seriously this place is great for anyone with a sense of humour. There...  more »
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  • It's in here I learn about the books the present wrote. It's amazing what's inside. Check it out!!!
  • good museum but needs to be much larger i believe
  • Staff is terrible
  • Great place to see experience some history and native animals that comes from Guyana...
  • The experience was a pleasant one except I feel like the staff there are being paid to sit around and do nothing.