Schoelcher Library

Visiting a library may not be ideal for every vacationer, but the unique history and architecture make this a must see site.


What makes this library so special is that it was built in 1889 and France, then shipped to the island piece by piece.

Staying Close

Consider staying in downtown Forte de France if you plan on visiting Schoelcher Library, since those visiting this part of Martinique will have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. With just a small number of hotels in the region surrounding this historical site, relatively little tourist movement might be predicted.

Hotels near Schoelcher Library
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Simon Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.7 km) SW
Hotel La Bateliere Hotel 1.8 mi. (2.8 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Folks coming to Schoelcher Library will be able to enjoy a handful of outdoor activity options like playing a few holes of golf and doing some beach-going within traveling distance. Historic site patrons interested in testing their skills on the golf course should consider going to the closest course, Golf de L'Imperatrice Josephine. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, consider spending some time at La Francaise, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Additionally, your party will have a chance to find a couple more beach and golf choices in the neighborhood. Historic site visitors will encounter multiple interesting places out of the sun within a reasonable distance. There are a couple of places you may enjoy -Pavillon Bougenot and Musee Departemental de la Martinique- which are both located within just a few miles of the historic site.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the site are not readily available, meaning that your party's smartest chance at success is calling ahead of time to confirm the building is operating when you have decided to stop by.


There is no cost to visit the library.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (059) 670-2667

Location: Rue de la Liberte, downtown Forte de France, Martinique



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