Turks & Caicos National Museum, Grand Turk

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Learn about Grand Turk’s local and natural history at Turks & Caicos National Museum. Set inside a quaint, white, two-storey building, the museum houses items related to Cuba’s nautical history. On the ground floor, find the remains of a 16th-century shipwreck, the original lens of the Grand Turk lighthouse, and a 3D exhibit of a coral reef. The second floor is dedicated to the history of the island’s early settlers, the Taino people. Find a replica of the Taino paddle made from driftwood, which will give you an idea of what sea life was like for the indigenous population. For Turks & Caicos National Museum and beyond, use our Grand Turk online trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Grand Turk vacation.
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  • This is housed in one of the oldest Guinep buildings on Grand Turk. There is an admission charge of 5$ per person. The Museum is worth a visit as it does provide you with a background to the history n...  more »
  • Do yourself a favour and don't just walk past this museum. It is chock full of all matter of information from pirates, explorers, astronauts, divers and even Christopher Columbus. The relics recovered...  more »
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  • A wonderful small museum with more information then you could imagine. From the ship wrecks to the salt mining to the space program. Fascinating history in this small town.
  • Beautiful island, great tour. Hope to return some day.
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