Visit the National Museum today on the Waterfront. We are open 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday) and 10am to 2pm on Saturdays. 

*Every first Saturday of the month free for locals

Visit the National Museum 

We are the living

connection to Cayman's past

Our Mission Statement

Through our dynamic programmes, exhibits and collections, the National Museum is the living connection to Cayman's past; we ensure that future generations have the opportunity to experience our island's unique natural and cultural heritage.


The real story of Cayman's most famous shipwreck

11 December 2019

The thrilling history of the Cayman Islands’ most famous shipwreck is revealed in a new book penned by the Director of the National Museum. Peggy Leshikar-Denton’s account of the story behind the Wreck of the Ten Sail is the culmination of more than three decades of research.


Alvin McLaughlin: Steeped in Tradition

Through May 2020

For thirty-two years, a retired mariner, welder, and collector chaired the Pirates Week East End District Heritage Committee to showcase the commonalities and individuality of the people, culture, and heritage of his community with his diverse social history collection. 


Speaker Series: Cayman's 1794 Wreck of the Ten Sail

18 February 2020

Join the National Museum on 18 February 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about Cayman's most famous shipwreck - the Wreck of the Ten Sail. Dr. Peggy Leshikar-Denton, Director of the National Museum and author of Cayman's 1794 Wreck of the Ten Sail book will be our guest speaker.




Ensuring that future generations have the opportunity to experience our island's unique natural and cultural heritage.

2020 Corporate Members
Be the first to hear about
New Exhibitions and Events

Subscribe to our Mailing list

Free entry to exhibitions
Exclusive Exhibit Previews

+ discounts in our Gift shop


CINM is supported by an annual grant from the Cayman Islands Government, through Admissions & Gift Shop sales, and by Memberships.

3 Harbour Drive, George Town

P.O. Box 2189 GT Cayman Islands, KY1-1105 

Tel: 345-949-8368  Email:

  • facebook
  • insta

© 2020 Cayman Islands National Museum. All rights reserved.