Guyana National Museum, Georgetown

2.5
Head to Guyana National Museum to learn about Guyana's natural and cultural heritage. The first floor tells the story of the nation's history, with display models of boats, historical buildings, and forts. (Look for an old car used by the president.) Continue upstairs, which covers natural history, complete with a taxidermied lion and other animals. Also, look for the model of a giant sloth, reconstructed based on fossils found in the country. You can also browse displays on local plant life and other objects, such as precious stones. Using our world travel planner, Georgetown attractions like Guyana National Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Guyana National Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Guyana National Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
97 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Little museum stronger on flora and fauna than local history. Worth it for the giant sloth but most visitors will skip through in a few minutes. Free!  more »
  • Had been before and brought visitors from Canada there in March. The last gallery with the giant sloth is a must see in Georgetown. The rest of the museum is a throwback to the 1960’s or so and that.....  more »
Places to stay near Guyana National Museum

Plan your trip to Georgetown

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Georgetown

See all ›
4.3
Duration:2 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:2 h 30 min
3.4
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Georgetown

2.3
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.0
Duration:1 h
3.7
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:1 h 30 min

Historic Sites in Georgetown

1.3
Duration:2 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:2 h 30 min
2.5
Duration:2 h 30 min
3.8
Duration:2 h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Georgetown

2.0
Duration:2 h 30 min
2.8
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:2 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:2 h 30 min

Shopping in Georgetown

3.2
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.4
Duration:2 h 30 min
2.2
Duration:2 h 30 min

Museums in Georgetown

3.4
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.0
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.0
Duration:30 min