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.
Students immerse themselves in Caymanian traditions
July 22, 2019
At its Immerse Summer Camp last week, students ages 9‑13 got to grips with many elements of Cayman’s traditions and culture. During the 15‑19 July camp, participants learned how to cook and bake Cayman delicacies, make rope, plait thatch and dance one of Cayman’s traditional dances.
Alvin McLaughlin: Steeped in Tradition
Through November 2019
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 "Duppy" Stories
29 October 2019
For many generations, Caymanians have used various forms of storytelling to convey ideas and beliefs. From songs, poetry, and duppy stories, the oral tradition of storytelling makes it possible for a culture to pass knowledge, history, and experiences from one generation to the next.
Ensuring that future generations have the opportunity to experience our island's unique natural and cultural heritage.