Mission House

Photo Credit: © David Stanley CC BY

Mission House is a historic home that dates back to the 18th century, and has known to have been used by missionaries and teachers throughout the years. Today, the house has been made into a museum that showcases relics which tell the tale of how life was lived on the Cayman Islands centuries ago.

What to Expect

Along with housing a small resource room and the Cayman Islands National Archive, Mission House retains some of the original decor from past owners, allowing todays guest to get a feel for how life has been on the island for generations.

Located on a parcel of both dry and wetland, the Mission House is a traditional two story Caymanian home.

Staying Close

Grand Cayman is a good option for those wishing to visit Mission House, because those staying in this area of the Cayman Islands will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. The area around this site remains relatively quiet, particularly since there are very few lodgings close.

Hotels near Mission House
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Turtle Nest Inn Hotel Grand Cayman 0.2 mi. (2.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

There are a few nearby outdoor activities to participate in when you are not exploring Mission House. Historic site visitors with a keen interest in golf should look into the nearest course, Britannia Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, other outdoor options exist, including Meagre Bay Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. Although there isn't a huge selection, one or two other comparable recreation options to choose from nearby. Site visitors will find themselves near a small handful sites within a short range. One of the few additional attractions around this historical site that tourists will most likely delight in is Bodden Town Guardhouse Park.


Operating Hours

Mission House hours are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and reservations are recommended.


Adults pay CI$5 and children pay CI$2.50 to enter the Mission House.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (345) 749-1121
FAX: (345) 749-1135

Location: 63 Gun Square, Grand Cayman

Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.ky/index.php/info-sheets/mission-house

Email: info@nationaltrust.org.ky


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