St. Lucia Folk Research Centre

The St. Lucia Folk Research Centre features exhibits that represent the daily lives of the native people of the island of St. Lucia. Additionally, the research center includes a library with an extensive collection of books, articles, and other text related to the people and culture of St. Lucia; videos of cultural events; and images that span several decades.


Enjoy examples of native dress, get free creole recipes and check out the boutique for authentic souvenirs.

Staying Close

St. Lucia Folk Research Centre is located in North Castries, ensuring those visiting this region of St. Lucia will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. With only a few accommodations around the neighborhood within the vicinity of this museum, relatively little foot traffic can be anticipated.

Hotels near St. Lucia Folk Research Centre
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Auberge Seraphine Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (1.0 km) NW
Rendezvous Resort Resort 0.8 mi. (1.8 km) NNE

Location and What's Nearby

St. Lucia Folk Research Centre is found in North Castries, 0.3 mi. north of downtown Castries.

They are located right across from the National Culture Center, but hope to return to their Mt. Pleasant location.

If you find your belly rumbling after your museum visit, don't worry -- there is a broad selection of restaurants and bars within traveling distance. The most proximate eatery is Matthew's Place, a great restaurant to dine at before spending time at the museum. The restaurant is a slight distance off, but removed enough that you may need to make arrangements for having a means of transport to travel there. Monte's Place and Caribbean Pirates are some of the other restaurant choices nearby. At Caribbean Pirates you will be able to sample Caribbean meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of St. Lucia.


Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for St. Lucia Folk Research Centre isn't readily available, meaning that your group's smartest option is phoning in advance to ensure the building will be open for business during the time you plan to stop by.


For price of admission, you should call St. Lucia Folk Research Centre ahead of time to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (758) 452-2279 Or (758) 453-1477

Location: Barnard Hill, North Castries, Saint Lucia




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