This place was great!
It is a bit nondescript from the outside so I would suggest telling the driver where you want to go if you take the bus. The bus stop was right across the street which was very convenient.
There are many exhibits here. One of the first was a Virtual Reality head set which made you seem to be racing on a catamaran(?) which was pretty cool. Our favorite was the Shell Room though! So pretty! Everything from the color of the room to the shell varieties and the descriptions was spot on! We also truly enjoyed the treasure rooms which showed you the spots in which ships were found submerged along with some of the booty recovered. It was really interesting to see how pieces of eight were made and valued. The lab experience was fun too but maybe geared towards younger kids.
Overall, the Institute was educational and well worth our time. Btw, the free wifi was a plus since it is not available many places on the island. (The library in Hamilton near the park also has it)
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