Turks & Caicos National Museum

Photo Credit: © Turks & Caicos National Museum

The Turks and Caicos National Museum is located in a historic building in Cockburn Town. The facility is a non-profit, and receives no help from the government, but maintains a great collection of all things culturally and historically Turks and Caicos.

Turks & Caicos National Museum


Exhibits here offer guests the opportunity to learn about everything from natural history to ship wrecks, the slave trade, and every day life on the island. The two-story building also houses a gift shop. The gift shop sells many locally made items and other great souvenirs.

Staying Close

Grand Turk is a good option for those wishing to visit Turks & Caicos National Museum, since visitors to this region of Turks and Caicos will be excited to have easy access to this museum during their visit. With just a small number of accommodations around the region within the vicinity of this museum, only a little tourist movement might be bargained on.

Hotels near Turks & Caicos National Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Turks Head Inne Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.6 km) S
Salt Raker Inn Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.5 km) S
Bohio Dive Resort Hotel 0.7 mi. (2.7 km) N
Osprey Beach Hotel Resort 0.8 mi. (0.2 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Set in the heart of the island of Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos National Museum happily welcomes local residents and vacationers who are lodging on this part of the island or close by. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. From this location, Cockburn Town is a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the south.

Grand Turk is small and all of the main accommodations are within walking distance or a short bicycle or golf cart ride away.

There are a decent number of options to choose from in the region around this museum. The most proximate place to eat is Barbie's Restaurant, which offers Bahamian meals. It is maybe around about a hundred yards from this landmark, so grab a table and peruse the menu. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will have options like Secret Garden Restaurant and Guanahani Restaurant and Bar where you and your group will be able to try a bite of Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture of Turks and Caicos.


Operating Hours

The Turks and Caicos National Museum hours vary. It is best to check their website to verify that they will be open during your visit.


Admission into the museum is $5. As it is non-profit, donations are appreciated. You can also become a sponsor of the museum and receive free entry as a benefit.

Contact Information

Toll Free US : (786) 220-1159 Or (649) 247-2160

Location: Guinep House, Front Street, Grand Turk

Website: http://tcmuseum.org/

Email: info@tcmuseum.org


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