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St. Maarten Museum

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This small museum, in a converted 1800s house, covers the culture and history of the island.
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Front St 7 | Wathey Square, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-4917
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit, lots to do. First time on a cruise ship and really enjoyed it. We worth a visit, we went on the Sky ride trip which gave you stunning views of the island

Thank Joe C
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited the St. Maarten Museum during a day that our cruise was in port. It’s a small museum but it is jam packed with objects and information about the island’s history. When I was a teenager I volunteered at my local historical society and...More

1  Thank Gaby R
Reviewed May 27, 2018

A small museum with lot's of history and artifacts. Well worth visiting and spending a few hours learning about the history of the island.

Thank Islanders2006
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Plrase re-open the Museum, and include pictures of the devastation in order to compare with progress since then.

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We wanted to get to know the island better, and decided to pay a visit to the local museum. It's a small characterful place, and a bit hidden from the crouds, where you learn all about the island. There's no entrance fee, but we donated...More

Thank sanderdeketelaere
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The museum is an excellent place to learn of the history of the island, not only old history, but as recent as hurricane Luis.

1  Thank John K
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in a small alley between front- and backstreet. It has a very small (one room) collection of historic findings and news flashes around the history of St Maarten, but not very organized or nicely displayed. As it is for free, you...More

Thank Lex H
Reviewed April 15, 2017

If you like history, it is worth a visit to this little museum. My husband and I spent about 30-40 minutes there. The museum is located on a alley off of Front Street. A taxi cab driver helped us to find it. The information on...More

1  Thank CCH1223
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little museum in the heart of Phillipsburg. It's dedicated to the history of Saint Maarten. It's fairly amateurish and small, but that doesn't take away from its charm. There's a small entry fee, but it's worth it. And I saw collection...More

Thank ClintPage
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This small museum is hidden on one of the side streets in Phillipburg. It contains so much history and interesting information that we spent hours there. Everyone interested in knowing more about St. Maarten should definitely visit there.

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