Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
Admission: Adults KYD$6.40 with discounts for Seniors, Children, Residents and school groups.
The Cayman Islands National Museum has taken the decision to temporarily close the National Museum Admissions and Shop for the week of 16-20 March 2020, while we monitor the local emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Cayman Islands. More updates to follow.
The Cayman Islands National Museum celebrated its 29th anniversary in November 2019.
The museum is housed in the oldest surviving public building of the Cayman Islands, built in the 1830s. The museum holds two permanent exhibition galleries, three changing galleries (including one for children) and an audiovisual theatre. With a mission to celebrate the unique natural and cultural history of the Islands, the Museum provides creative and educational exhibits and fun programming.
Natural History Gallery
Explore Cayman’s unique habitats, take a submarine dive down to Cayman's famous wall, view a turtle nesting site, see the wetlands and learn about Cayman’s animal life.
Cultural History Gallery
Themed displays with a storytelling seaman in his catboat, video re-enactments of court trials, Caymanian industries and the pioneers who shaped Cayman’s development.
Special Events & Programmes
‘Looky Ya!’ heritage celebrations, International Museum Day, Speaker Series lectures and Museum Anniversary Celebrations, Heritage/Cultural Demonstrations.