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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.




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