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Cayman Islands National Museum, Grand Cayman

Cayman Islands National Museum - Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands National Museum
Pasadore Place, George Town, Cayman IslandsMap
17 Pines Drive
+1 345 949 8368
Neighborhood: George Town
Overview

The Cayman Islands National Museum is dedicated to the preservation, research and dissemination of all aspects of the Caymanian heritage for present and future generations. In 1990, after years of planning, artifact conservation, and exhibit design, the Cayman Islands National Museum opened to the public in the Old Courts Building. The Museum can trace its roots to the 1930's when Mr. Ira Thompson began collecting Caymanian artifacts as a hobby. In 1979, the government purchased Mr. Ira's collection which became the nucleus of the National Museum collection. Today, the Museum's collection contains over 4,000 items ranging from tiny coins to a 14 foot catboat; natural history specimens to rare documents. Established as a place of learning and enjoyment, the Museum provides residents and visitors with a rich understanding of the Caymanian heritage through its exhibits and special activities.

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Cayman Islands National Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, discover, amex, visa
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