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The Cayman Islands National 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.

All ages
Times: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm


  • Intro to our Island’s history and culture
  • Audiovisual presentation on the Islands’ history
  • See the historic Old Gaol (Jail)
  • Gift shop with locally made souvenirs
  • Guided tours by appointment
  • Local food from The Caribbean Kitchen
  • New exhibitions for 2024: Mrs Leila Ross-Shier, From the Collection and other changing exhibitions

Residents visit for free on the first Saturday of every month

Museum members enter for free



  • Adults
    US $8 / person
  • Seniors
    US $6 / person
  • Children (5-12)
    US $3 / person
  • Children under 5

Payment Terms

Cash, Visa and MC

Additional Information

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, learn about Cayman’s varied animal life and interact with the 3D bathymetric map of the ocean floor and Cayman’s location in the Caribbean.

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.

Seasonal Events
‘Looky Ya!’ heritage celebrations, International Museum Day, Speaker Series lectures, Museum anniversary celebrations and heritage/cultural demonstrations.


64 Seafarers Way
George Town, George Town
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