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National Museum, Basseterre
(3.3/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history of St. Kitts at National Museum, found in the Old Treasury Building that was erected in 1894. Established in 2002, the small museum explains the history of the island to visitors through a collection of photos, artefacts, boards with written information, and historical displays. Learn about the earliest settlements, slavery, the nation's commercial role in the world, and colonial destruction during the 19th century and its impact on the indigenous population. Make National Museum a part of your Basseterre vacation plans using our Basseterre holiday planner.
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  • I visited this museum looking to find some history on where I was staying but they had very little on Garvey's Estate which is the Property on which Mill House Guest House & Convention Center is locat...  more »
  • From the outside a nice photo opportunity, but also inside has a lot to offer the building. Here the history of the island is brought closer to one. Perfectly suitable for hot days or during a torrential rain.
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  • It was very interesting to hear the history of the museum and to see the many artifacts, pictures, etc. inside. 
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  • very little display
  • No website? No pix?