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As a history buff, I always like to learn a little something about the places I visit, and their distinctive cultures.
This Museum contains many island specific artifacts, pictures, and documents.
It is upstairs from their gift shop. If you are interested in learning about...More
Hopefully the info we were given at the tourist info office was wrong or subject to change as we were keen to visit the museum. There is a nice one in Phillipsburg as an alternative, free but accepts donations.
For St Martin island lovers . Not a must see but if this is your favorite Caribean island then this is a must see stop . Lots of pictures and things to give you a feel for the island . When it's hot hot outside...More
The Caribbean is beautiful and may lack some home comfort but look outside the box,get away from the tattie shops along the front and take a taxi which will cost $25 this will take you all around the Island with the local taxi driver giving...More
Fairly simple museum with artifacts and description of the history of the island and the French influence. Worth the hour it took us to look. It was hot that day, and I recall appreciating the nice air conditioning as well ! The docents there were...More
As a New Yorker may tell you that they never ever visited the Empire State Building, I will tell you that as a frequent visitor to St Martin I had never visited the museum until 2013. Having seen most of the island over my 10...More
As was noted by other reviewers, the museum closes quite frequently. We had to go back on a different day to get in and were glad that we did. There is a lot to see and, for the American visitor, a lot of the information...More
History goes back to 4000 BC, I think often many of us think of Columbus which was much later. I had read Michener's Caribbean before our trip and this museum provided some concrete examples to add to my book experience.