Old Savannah Schoolhouse

Education on the Cayman Islands was a task typically undertaken by mothers and sometimes the local churches. It wasn't until the 1940s when the Savannah Schoolhouse first opened its doors that education became a more formal affair. Today the school system has expanded but the old school house remains for visitors who care to take a glimpse into what education was like over half a century ago.


The Old Savannah Schoolhouse is located very near the new school that the echo of children laughing and playing in the school yard can make this spot slightly haunting. Still, rows of desks, a blackboard, and bottles of ink remain in the room as a reminder of the past.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Savannah if you plan on visiting Old Savannah Schoolhouse, since travelers to this part of the Cayman Islands will have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. You can expect little traffic surrounding this historic site, especially as there are very few hotels in the vicinity.

Hotels near Old Savannah Schoolhouse
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Turtle Nest Inn Hotel Grand Cayman 3.2 mi. (2.1 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

If you find yourself hungry after spending time at this historical site, consider heading to one of the eateries nearby. The closest eatery is Wendy's Bodden Town, which offers American fare. It's maybe about a few hundred yards away from this site's location, so check it out and dig in! Domino's Savannah and Dragon Garden Restaurant are some of the additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Dragon Garden Restaurant you can try a bit of Chinese cuisine and enjoy the Cayman Islands scene.


Operating Hours

You might want to give the site a call ahead of time for their hours of operation.


There is no charge to visit the Old Savannah School House.

Contact Information

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

Location: Savannah, Grand Cayman

Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.ky/index.php/info-sheets/old-savannah-school-house

Email: info@nationaltrust.org.ky


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