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

Turks & Caicos National Museum is located on Grand Turk, so guests staying in this part of Turks and Caicos will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. Even though the area isn't necessarily a tourism capital, you'll still find a small number of lodgings to pick from.

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

One close-by beach spot that will often attract some museum guests, is West Road Beach.


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

Website: http://tcmuseum.org/

Email: info@tcmuseum.org

Location: Guinep House Front Street, Grand Turk


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