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St. Barth Municipal Museum (Musee Municipal de St. Barthelemy)

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Address: Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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The history and culture of St. Barts presented in documents, photographs...

The history and culture of St. Barts presented in documents, photographs and an exhibition on the plant and animal life on the island.

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Small museum, worth a stop for a small donation

This small museum is called the wall museum, the musee territorial, the history museum, and on the sign Bibliotheque Historique. They told us that there was no admission fee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This small museum is called the wall museum, the musee territorial, the history museum, and on the sign Bibliotheque Historique. They told us that there was no admission fee, just a suggested donation of 2.50 euros per person. We walked around and looked at pictures of the sailing industry, ships, the port, and the salt industry. The best part was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Quick review: we went to see the Jasper Johns exhibit. Make sure to check the times, since the museum closes for siesta and such. Nice display of his work, though without much explanation. I love that you can just walk in and look around, and it's free. Also, there's a fascinating exhibit of some of the history of St. Barths... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recently restored, very nice house from the Swedish period, around 1790. We were lucky to see an exhibition of Jasper Jones and on the other half of the museum the exhibition of old st barth history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This small museum gives the visitor an excellent idea of the culture and history of a tiny island. The location is a little out of the way but well worth the effort. Try to visit on your next visit to St. Bart's.

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