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Great activity to get out of the sun and learn about the island.

This is a wonderful side adventure for those who love history. Being from SC this was interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
SCtraveler369
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Laurens, South Carolina
Quick visit with a lot of local history

I enjoyed this museum immensely because it is so personal in how it tells the story of the town and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
645AlanS
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A museum showcasing artifacts from the life of Wyannie Malone, the founder of Hope Town.
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a wonderful side adventure for those who love history. Being from SC this was interesting because of the connection to Hope Town founders. Museum is extremely well done. You can spend more than an hour here reading and seeing the old photos and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I enjoyed this museum immensely because it is so personal in how it tells the story of the town and surrounding area. We took our group of Boy Scouts through the museum and they loved the history, the maps and the artifacts. It is a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is a little jewel in the Abaco Islands. Lots of nice artifacts and history of the town is shared with visitors. There is plenty to see so plan to spend a little bit if time exploring!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Beth C
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This FREE opportunity cows visitors to ascend the lighthouse for magnificent views and vistas of the easter coast of Abaco/ marsh harbour. Run by donation only, this is a worthwhile stop when going to Hope Town.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank tom k
Reviewed 26 August 2015

AFTER you climb the lighthouse visit this Museum...the history is worth leaning on your visit to the Abaco's.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

This is a nice little museum and in a short visit we got a sense for the history of Elbow Cay. Nothing "awesome" but charming and worthwhile.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

In an old home in the very heart of Hope Town, the museum was certainly a labor of love for a number of people. Since it is housed in an old home of the era, an air of authenticy permeates that otherwise not be found....More

Date of experience: April 2013
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Reviewed 14 February 2013

I waited till the weather was lousy, which was less than a day total out of six! Nonetheless, it is worth seeing this museum, as it gives some insight into the history and struggles faced by these islands. There was maybe a 20-minute video about...More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank Andrew_WNY
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Learn a bit about Elbow Cay's history. The loyalists, hurricanes, wrecking, and more! The staff is friendly, seems to be all volunteer and committed to the Cay. Your vacation will mean more to you after an hour here.

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank EfficientFrontier
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The museum is set-up like a Loyalist home but has a video room, shell collection, genealogy records & a gift shop. My favorite parts are the old photos of the locals and the harbour especially with the sea planes landed just outside the lighthouse. The...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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