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Cayman Brac Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:00
Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Great Little Museum

The major features of this museum are the displays paying homage to the 1932 devastating hurricane... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
HB, Ca
via mobile
worth the stop

Has some cool history of some of the worst hurricanes that hit the island. May not be what you are... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Cayman Brac Museum, the oldest Museum in the Cayman Islands opened its doors to the public on December 3rd, 1983. Through the years our efforts have been focused on preserving the unique history of Cayman Brac & Little and creating informative...more
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19 Kirkconnell St., KY2-2101, Cayman Brac
+1 345-948-2222
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum is well curated and includes many intersting facts and artifacts from the island's history and an enitre room dedicated to telling the stories of two major hurricanes which dessimated the island and many personal stories of the hurricanes by surviovors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimrast
Reviewed 15 January 2019

This museum is small but is packed with lots of interesting facts. The Cayamnite rock display is wonderful. The description of the 1932 hurricane was depicted with honesty and horror. Displays of old boats and how they were built was very interesting to me. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mel2013_13
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Very small museum. Some very personal stories about families on the island. Very sad stories about surviving the hurricanes. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The major features of this museum are the displays paying homage to the 1932 devastating hurricane and the history and lore of catboat building. Photography is not allowed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrmalph
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Good overview of island life and especially life when the hurricane went through in 1932. It must have been terrifying. No charge but we felt like we needed to leave a donation.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank vovi
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Has some cool history of some of the worst hurricanes that hit the island. May not be what you are expecting to have at a museum, but overall worth the stop.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WorldTravelerDD
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We did an island tour while on Cayman Brac and our driver suggested that we stop and visit this small museum. He was right! It was worth it. Lots of interesting exhibits of what life was like in the early years on this quiet island.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Li0nFishhunter
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum which we found in Maps of the Cayman Islands magazine. It is small scale but fascinating. The room dealing with the 1932 hurricane was amazingly moving and left us talking and thinking about it all day. The other exhibits relating...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JeremyP56
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Nice collection of local objects and stories about the island life and the impact of the 1932 hurricane. You will learn about life on a small island

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank moosegrin
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Our fourth visit (2016 & 2017) to the Brac but my first visit to the Museum. I spent about an hour in the little 3 room building. The third room covering the hurricane of '32 was especially interesting to me. Free of charge but donations...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TaranMike0302
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Betty C
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Response from Li0nFishhunter | Reviewed this property |
It is free, but they appreciate donations as you leave.