Museum of Nevis History, Charlestown

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Museum of Nevis History helps you understand the present of this Caribbean nation by learning about its culture and history. The museum interprets the story of Alexander Hamilton, a founding father of the United States. It also includes information about Horatio Nelson, the British marine captain who married Frances Herbert Woolward, a member of the local colonial elite. Exhibits feature artifacts related to the indigenous people who settled Nevis from other nearby islands four centuries ago. Follow written panel displays and guide yourself through the collection of maps, documents, statues, and pottery--all adding up to an informative account of this significant story. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Nevis holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum of Nevis History and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • If you are a history buff, especially an Alexander Hamilton fan, this is a must. The museum is quaint but informative.  more »
  • The museum is small but has several interesting things on display. The section on slavery is good. They have leg irons and other shackles that you pick up to really get a feel for their weight.  more »
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