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

Those wishing to visit San Nicolas Community Museum may choose to book their trip in San Nicolas, since visitors to this region of Aruba will be pleased to have easy access to this museum during their visit. You won't find the area surrounding the museum flooded with tourists, especially as there are so few hotel rooms close.

Hotels near San Nicolas Community Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Club Arias B & B 2.8 mi. (11.6 km) WNW
Cunucu Arubiano Lodge 7.3 mi. (7.0 km) NW
Talk Of The Town Hotel And Beach Club Hotel 9.6 mi. (0.9 km) NW
Surfside Beach Marina Hotel Hotel 9.8 mi. (0.8 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Opportunities for some fun in the sun like golfing and water sports are also widely available here. Vacationers who will enjoy showing their ability on the green, will want to do so at the most convenient option, which is Aruba Golf Club. Lazy moments can also be spent at Saventa Beach, the nearest beach. Plus, an additional selection of beach and golf choices remain in the surrounding area. Museum guests are also close to a small handful landmarks only a short distance away. A popular spot for activities and fun close to the museum is Aruba Model Train Museum, which you can find a short distance away.


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, Aruba


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