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Cayman Islands National Museum

3 Harbour Drive at Shedden Road
George Town
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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  • Hours of Operations

    Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm

  • Payment Terms Cash, Visa and MC


The Cayman Islands National Museum celebrated its 32nd anniversary in November 2022.

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 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 virtual submarine dive down to Cayman’s famous wall, view a turtle nesting site, see the wetlands and learn about Cayman’s varied  animal life.

Cultural History Gallery
Themed displays featuring a storytelling seaman, video re-enactments of court trials, information on Caymanian industries and the pioneers who shaped Cayman’s development, plus a state-of-the-art animatronic featuring Miss Annie Huldah Bodden, Cayman parliamentarian and lawyer.

Special Events & Programmes
‘Looky Ya!’ heritage celebrations, International Museum Day, Speaker Series lectures, Museum Anniversary Celebrations and Heritage/Cultural Demonstrations.

Gift Shop
Browse a range of unique Caymanian gift items including Caymanite jewellery, flags, prints, silk ties, jellies, thatch baskets, craftwork and books.

The Caribbean Kitchen
Sample a wide range of local food including fish tacos, conch ceviche, jerk chicken, curried goat and even some festive drinks.
  • Adults US$8
  • Seniors US$6
  • Children 5-12 US$3,
  • Children under 5 enter for free
Residents visit for free on the first Saturday of every month.
School groups and Museum members enter for free.


Special Offer
KYD$0.80 Discount on Admission to Cayman Islands National Museum


  • Intro to Cayman’s history and heritage
  • A Special Tribute Gallery featuring
  • Audiovisual presentation on the
  • Fun Children’s Gallery
  • Gift shop with locally made souvenirs
  • Local food from The Caribbean Kitchen
  • New exhibitions for 2022/2023: Miss Annie Huldah Bodden animatronic, Mrs Leila Ross-Shier, From the Collection and other changing exhibitions
  • legendary Caymanians
  • Islands’ history
  • See the historic Old Gaol (Jail)
  • Guided tours by appointment
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