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The Mission HouseThe original home was utilized by early missionaries, teachers and by one of the oldest local families - the Watler’s. The original home destroyed in 2004 by Hurricane Ivan, has been carefully replicated. The site includes seasonal...more
#63 Gun Square | Bodden Town, KY1-1205, Grand Cayman
Incredibly interesting and lovingly restored house and grounds. The audio tour was well done and full of facts plus plenty of informative posters and photos around the house. Visits by appointment only, they were super quick to respond via email and so friendly and welcoming....More
While we were not sure what to expect on this tour, we were not disappointed in the end. After spending over 2 hours with Denise, our group gained an insight into the local Caymanian people and culture which came from a direct descendant of one...More
When we turned into the narrow street, between the two upended cannons, we thought that the directions were a mistake. Yet there was the National Trust's Mission House--closed ! We hadn't called 345 749 1123 to check their hours.
We decided to roam around anyway,...More
If you are a history buff, then Denise Bodden's tour of Mission House is a must. She is a great grandchild of one of the founding families and her pride in her heritage is very evident. She does an excellent job giving you insight into...More
Our tour of the Mission House was so interesting and gave us a clear understanding of the close relationship between the various religions and the history of the island. It is a remarkable story of the house, those who built it and those who lived...More
This was a great way to learn about the history of Cayman! A real hidden gem! We really enjoyed the tour by the founding family's great grandchild and it gave us a greater appreciation for Cayman culture. We took a road trip around the island...More
My family toured the Mission House on a Thursday in early June. We all enjoyed the tour, the knowledgeable guide and her mother. I like historical sites and tours and learning more about where we vacation, but everyone in the family (myself, my husband, and...More
A must stop for history buffs, the staff at Mission House, especially Denise Bodden, are talkative and friendly. Learn about the three families of Mission House and their contributions to Cayman history.
Though the property is not as expansive or picturesque as Pedro St. James,...More
This is a wonderful way to learn about the island, its early settlers, why it has some of the customs it has, etc. Please make a stop here, just to say you did something other than the beach! The lovely woman who took me on...More