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Guyana National Museum, Georgetown

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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. Using our world travel planner, Georgetown attractions like Guyana National Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Guyana has many animals unique to the Guiana Shield. This museum offers simple and clear descriptions of these animals. Although the facilities appear to be quite dated. 
    Guyana has many animals unique to the Guiana Shield. This museum offers simple and clear descriptions of these animals. Although the facilities appear to be quite dated.  more »
  • I love Guyana great place to learn as well! I highly recommend coming here definitely coming back here 
    I love Guyana great place to learn as well! I highly recommend coming here definitely coming back here  more »
  • Little museum stronger on flora and fauna than local history. Worth it for the giant sloth but most visitors will skip through in a few minutes. Free! 
    Little museum stronger on flora and fauna than local history. Worth it for the giant sloth but most visitors will skip through in a few minutes. Free!  more »

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