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Address: Pedro Castle Road | Savannah, KY1-1501, Grand Cayman
Phone Number:
+1 345-947-3329
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Today
08:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.

Oldest building in the Caymans, this "castle" is now a museum.

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Fascinating History & Great Staff

While not a crowded tourist spot, a very worthwhile and informative tour. We were the only ones there and had the place to ourselves but the staff still took the time to give us... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Carribean_Junky
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully restored and maintained plantation house and grounds used in the first governance of Cayman. Excellent interactive guided tour of house. The movie presentation is pseudo high tech, but far too long. Crammed 5 minutes of information into a 30-40 minute presentation. You sit through a 10 min simulated thunderstorm at the beginning. Most of us were micro napping before... More 

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While not a crowded tourist spot, a very worthwhile and informative tour. We were the only ones there and had the place to ourselves but the staff still took the time to give us all the history and ran the pre-tour show for us.

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a neat little stop on one of our first days on the island. The play provides a glimpse into the past and a rich history many aren't aware of.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice stone building with a good garden, however it is quite pricy for what it is, and you only need about 30 minutes to go through it.

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TAB C, Guest Relations Manager at Pedro St. James National Historic Site, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. However, it should be noted for other guests that the movie theatre alone takes 25mins. So the minimum time you will need to spend at the attraction is at least 1 hour. We also offer guided tours with a local which are interactive, informative and fun! There are nature & history trails available free of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing encounter with Cayman Islands history!! I have seen this show many times over and I am still in awe when I view it again and again! Stunning effects and a real life experience. A must experience place in Grand Cayman. An enjoyable walk through the grounds. Lunch is available or just leisurely sit and enjoy an afternoon/morning while... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want some history about the island, The Pedro St. James National Historic Site if for you. The self guided tour included and 20 minute film about the history of Area. there is a Small Fee to visit this site.

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Torrington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The movie that you watch on the history of this place was very informative. As you watch the movie there is live added features and water flowing into the water barrels.

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Thank lighthouse636
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This historic site has a great story and the 3D video was pretty cool. The mansion is top notch and fancy, the staff is intellectual and nice, and the donkey! We loved him. 37 and counting. Good luck buddy hope you can hang for a while longer!

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Thank Mario T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Took a Western Caribbean Cruise. Would recommend taking a tour of this island. Lots of great history here. People are so very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Beautifully renovated historic plantation house, lovely landscaped grounds overlooking the sea, excellent tour guide, and very informative movie about the history of the islands and this estate.

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