San Nicolas Community Museum

The San Nicolas Community Museum is is a small museum offering a very large amount of information to anyone who asks for it. Despite its name, the San Nicholas Community Museum has exhibits that span around the entire globe and all eras of the world's history.


The main focus of the museum is indeed San Nicholas and Aruban history, showcasing exhibits that offer insights to how the people lived and how communities functioned. In addition though, the museum also features prehistoric fossils, original international art work, as well as first-hand accounts and primary sources of world events. Any history buff of Aruba or history in general will want to think about visiting.

Staying Close

San Nicolas Community Museum is located in San Nicolas, which means travelers to this part of Aruba will be excited to have easy access to this museum during their time there. With just a small number of hotels in the community surrounding San Nicolas Community Museum, only a little tourist traffic should be expected.

Hotels near San Nicolas Community Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Club Arias B & B 2.8 mi. (13.0 km) WNW
Cunucu Arubiano Lodge 7.3 mi. (8.1 km) NW
Talk Of The Town Hotel And Beach Club Hotel 9.6 mi. (2.0 km) NW
Surfside Beach Marina Hotel Hotel 9.8 mi. (1.8 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like golfing and heading to the beach are also enjoyed by many in the surrounding areas. Guests who will enjoy trying out their proficiency on the course, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing facility, which is Aruba Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, additional outdoor opportunities can still be found at Saventa Beach, which is the closest coastline to visit. However, an additional selection of outdoor opportunities are available in the neighborhood. If you'd like to remain indoors, there is also a brief selection of additional attractions within a short range. One of the few indoor sites surrounding the museum that you will most likely love is Aruba Model Train Museum.


Operating Hours

The museum has limited hours, and it is a good idea to call ahead. However, the normal public viewing hours are Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm, as well as Thursday and Sunday from 10:00am until 2:00pm.


To gain admission into the museum, visitors will have to pay $2.

Contact Information

Location: Main Street, San Nicolas, Aruba


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