Grand Turk

The Turks and Caicos National Museum is located on Grand Turk.Grand Turk offers shopping, historic buildings and the relaxed atmosphere of the Caribbean.


6.5 square miles


The historic island of Grand Turk, capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, is the centre of government and the home of the Financial Services Commission.

Cockburn Town is the centerpiece of the island, with a wonderful array of historic buildings and inns. The streets are lined with historic 18th and 19th century landmarks that reflect the Bermudian architecture of the salt and colonial eras.

The multi-million dollar Grand Turk Cruise Center attracts more than half a million tourists a year. Grand Turk remains one of the most popular islands for divers, as well as for those who want to enjoy relaxing in a place steeped in history and surrounded by white-sand beaches.


Assets & resources

Steeped in centuries of colorful history and home to the National Museum.

  • House of Assembly
  • JAGS McCartney International Airport
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Cockburn Town Medical Centre – TCI Hospital
  • Financial Services Commission
  • Cruise ship terminal
  • Community College
  • National Museum
  • Historic lighthouse


677,000 visitors in 2012.

  • Retail
  • Tourism
  • Light manufacturing
  • Medical services
  • Financial Services/ Insurance
  • Technology