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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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It was very interesting to hear the history of the museum and to see the many artifacts, pictures, etc. inside. 
  • Along with Brimstone, this is a must for anyone looking for something other than the beach during there time here. It is always important to visit local museums like this. Does not require a lot of ti...  more »
  • The museum was full of island history,artifacts and photos. It was three rooms and took about 45min to 1 her to complete. However, the rooms are located upstairs with no ac. Some fans trying to cool t...  more »
Google
  • very little display
  • No website? No pix?