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From the Collection: Art Exhibition

For reasons of posterity, Museums worldwide display fewer than ten percent of their

collections at a time. The Cayman Islands National Museum, with its thousands of objects and growing, aspires to exhibit objects in its holdings regularly through temporary displays. The Museum Art Collection is our Islands’ largest comprehensive body of Caymanian arts and crafts.  Objects include paintings, drawings, intuitive works, sculptures, photographs, model boats, and basketry of thatch and sisal. 


The From the Collection exhibition series is one of the ways we endeavour to showcase a broad sampling of artefacts that make up our Museum Collection for the education and enjoyment of the community and our visitors.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the hours of operation at the National Museum?

The National Museum is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.

Is there available parking at the Museum?

There is limited street parking or paid parking at Bayshore Mall.

How much does it cost to enter the Museum?

Please see our Visiting page for more information.

How long does it take to go through the Museum?

It takes about 45 minutes- 1 hour to go through the Museum - this includes a 20 minute introductory video. 

How long will this exhibition be on for?

This exhibition will be on through May 2023. 

Can I walk to the Museum from the Cruise Port?

The National Museum is located within walking distance of the Port.


Are there guided tours?

Guided tours are available by appointment. Please see our Visiting page for more information.

Are audio headsets with different translations available?

There are no available audio headsets, but we are working on getting those very soon. 

Is the Museum accessible by wheelchair?

The National Museum is housed within a historic building with limited accessibility; however, our ground floor and bathrooms are accessible. 

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