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 travelers to this part of Aruba will have the benefit of easy museum access during their visit. With only a small number of hotels in the neighborhood around this museum, only a little foot movement should be anticipated.

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

Active vacationers might additionally be enchanted by the area because of the options for open-air activities. Museum guests looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf can do so at the nearest course, Aruba Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, think about heading over to Saventa Beach, which is the closest coastline to visit. Happily, many other beach and golf choices are located in the neighborhood. Guests will also be close to a small group of additional sites within close proximity. Another nearby place of interest to San Nicolas Community Museum is Aruba Model Train Museum, which is just 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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