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Museum of Saint Martin: On the Trail of the Arawaks

Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Great History

We learned a lot about the inhabitants of the area and their culture. The Museum was wonderful... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Greg and Barbar... B
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Island Education

As a history buff, I always like to learn a little something about the places I visit, and their... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
XCITED1
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This museum explores the history and culture of the island, beginning with the Arawak natives who inhabited the island before European contact.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
14 Feb 2017
“Great History ”
26 Jul 2015
“Island Education ”
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Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We learned a lot about the inhabitants of the area and their culture. The Museum was wonderful! They hosted a holiday party and it was great!!

Thank Greg and Barbar... B
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank XCITED1
Reviewed 26 July 2015

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.

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 25 January 2015

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

Thank jft310
Reviewed 14 January 2015

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

Thank cherryburn24
Reviewed 17 October 2014

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

1  Thank foodfan57VA
Reviewed 1 September 2014

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

2  Thank moeba2008
Reviewed 18 August 2014

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

Thank R-n-P_in_NC
Reviewed 14 May 2013

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.

3  Thank RichDar
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Was there at 11am and site said it was open 9 to 4. Locked and closed. Not a soul. Very disappointing!!

3  Thank ALM18
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