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

Schoelcher Library is located in downtown Forte de France, ensuring those visiting this part of Martinique will have easy site access for the duration of their trip. With only a few accommodations around the area within the vicinity of this historical site, only a little tourist traffic can be bargained for.

Hotels near Schoelcher Library
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Hotel La Bateliere Hotel Martinique 1.8 mi. (2.8 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

This historical site is well positioned for guests who are seeking several local food and beverage options. The most proximate eatery is Garage Popular, which serves Creole dishes. It's only around a couple hundred yards from this site's location, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Also within a short distance, you will encounter eateries including La Cave a Vins and Le Nuevo Mexico where you and your companions should try a bite of Mexican cuisine and experience the flavors of Martinique.


Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Schoelcher Library are not readily available, meaning that your best option is calling ahead of time to make sure the property is going to be open to guests when you intend to head over.


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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