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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  • I really enjoyed taking a break from the heat and checking out the museum . The giant sloth exhibit was very interesting but what I really enjoyed was the room with all the out maps.  more »
  • Impressive displays in a well curated manner. Educational in every way. Taxidermy was a bit freaky for me - but it is what it is. I would count this as a must-do!  more »
  • The museum hasan eclectic collection from a historic grandfather clock to a reconstructed gigantic sloth. The upstairs consisted of mostly dusty stuffed animals, animal skeletons, and a shell collecti...  more »

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