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 off 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 library and a shop.

Staying Close

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

Hotels near Turks & Caicos National Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Turks Head Hotel Hotel -- --
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
Island House Hotel 1.1 mi. (3.1 km) NE
White Sands Beach Resort Hotel 2.9 mi. (3.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

If outdoor activities also pique your interest, consider visiting West Road Beach, the beach closest to this museum.


Operating Hours

The Turks and Caicos National Museum is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. On cruise ship days, the museum also open while the ship is docked to accommodate cruisers.


The museum is publicly funded, and while there is no admission fee, donations are welcome.

Contact Information

Reservations: (505) 216-1795
Reservations: (649) 946-2160

Location: Guinep House Front Street, Grand Turk

Website: http://tcmuseum.org/

Email: info@tcmuseum.org


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