Turks & Caicos National Museum, Grand Turk
(4/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
Learn about Grand Turk’s local and natural history at Turks & Caicos National Museum. Set inside a quaint, white, two-storey building, the museum houses items related to Cuba’s nautical history. On the ground floor, find the remains of a 16th-century shipwreck, the original lens of the Grand Turk lighthouse, and a 3D exhibit of a coral reef. The second floor is dedicated to the history of the island’s early settlers, the Taino people. Find a replica of the Taino paddle made from driftwood, which will give you an idea of what sea life was like for the indigenous population. Plan your Turks & Caicos National Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cockburn Town using our Cockburn Town itinerary builder.
Create a full Cockburn Town itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Cockburn Town

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Grand Turk by other users

7 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Grand Turk BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, romantic, beaches, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Grand Turk BY A USER FROM CANADA January, teens, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in New York City & Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in New York City & Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Grand Turk BY A USER FROM ISRAEL January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Turks and Caicos BY A USER FROM CANADA December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • For a small museum, it is well staffed and provides nice insight into island history and mischievous endeavors. Worth the stop if you're in the area and interested in history. 
  • What a great little museum for such a small island and I never tire of visiting. Jam packed with fantastic exhibits and local historical information. Fantastic little shop and really helpful staff. Fr...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places I've visited. The food fabulous national museum was very informative. Can't wait to go back 
Google
  • Learned a lot about the Islands rich history. They had history books on sale as well. Nice staff.
  • Beautiful
  • Great museum but has 10 dollar fee to get in.
  • There is a small entry fee
  • best place to visit