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Numismatic Museum is Gone

We were in Aruba in late January on a cruise and wanted to return to a long ago favorite--the... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2016
billpg
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USA
Nicely displayed collection.

Visited more than 15 years ago. We were greeted by the daughter of the man who privately collected... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2015
Connie52649
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Mar 4, 2018
“CLOSED”
Apr 8, 2016
“Closed”
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This museum's collection of more than 30,000 coins and currencies from around the world date back to 5th century B.C., from the Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and ancient Chinese dynasties.
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Zijstraat No. 7 (In Ministry of Culture building | next to St. Francis Church), Oranjestad, Aruba
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297-8-28831
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Numismatic Museum is now closed. The Numismatic Museum of Aruba (Papiamento: Museo Numismatico Aruba) is a former numismatic museum in the city of Oranjestad in Aruba. It was founded by J. Mario Odor and was opened on 13 November 1981. The collections included coins,...More

Thank Heathercrest
Reviewed April 8, 2016

We really wanted to see this museum, but it was all closed up. Sad really. We drove around and around the block looking for an entrance and finally looked up the photo on the net. But it was all closed up.

1  Thank Carl S
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We were in Aruba in late January on a cruise and wanted to return to a long ago favorite--the numismatic museum (coins and currency). The building picture is there, but it is empty with a Lease sign. We spoke to the manager of the nearby...More

1  Thank billpg
Reviewed December 26, 2015

My friends and I hopped off the free trolley and spent a great hour exploring this museum. It gave a great historical count of the history of Aruba. Beautiful artwork and very informative. It's free to the public and allows pictures to be taken without...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed November 21, 2015

Visited more than 15 years ago. We were greeted by the daughter of the man who privately collected and exhibited the coins & currency in a small home at that time. Very interesting.

Thank Connie52649
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Loved it as I'M a collector. The director gave me a guided tour and I was able to purchase some authentic silver coins . Great afternoon. walking distance from Palm Beach hotels.

Thank A140
Reviewed January 15, 2013

I went to tour the museum and it was really well organized. I was happy I went and I got a wonderful tour.

2  Thank betagirl67
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Nice way to seean intersting perpective of local history - try to couple it with a trip to the Mint and yo will have an enjoyable time. NO - they do not give out samples!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 15, 2012

We thought we would visit this museum since my husband collects coins and paper money. It no longer exists! The building is there, but it is no longer a museum.

3  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed March 14, 2010

We stopped by this museum because I had read about it on trip advisor and thought it might be interesting to see some really old coins from the Roman Empire. We really did enjoy it. The collection here is amazing! I've never been to a...More

3  Thank weluv2laf
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