Museum of Nevis History, Charlestown

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Museum of Nevis History helps you understand the present of this Caribbean nation by learning about its culture and history. The museum interprets the story of Alexander Hamilton, a founding father of the United States. It also includes information about Horatio Nelson, the British marine captain who married Frances Herbert Woolward, a member of the local colonial elite. Exhibits feature artifacts related to the indigenous people who settled Nevis from other nearby islands four centuries ago. Follow written panel displays and guide yourself through the collection of maps, documents, statues, and pottery--all adding up to an informative account of this significant story. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Nevis holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum of Nevis History and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is the site of Alexander Hamilton's home. Hamilton was born in Nevis on 1/11/1757. This is a small museum that charges a nominal fee for entry.  more »
  • If you read Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, this place is definitely worth a visit. This Alexander Hamilton birthplace contains the Hamilton Museum and sits on the waterfront. Circle the building, ...  more »
  • Located in the same stone building as information on Alexander Hamilton, it provides some background on the history of the island. While the display information is somewhat limited, given its close pr...  more »
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  • Amazing! Perfect little museum. Loved being able to visit! I hope I can go again sometime!
  • The museum is pretty small and is lined with posters of information. The staff was friendly, but I would not need to go back.
  • Awesome small museum, very glad we made time to stop
  • The world will never be the same!
  • The Gudie was unfriendly and at all you could not see anything intresting
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