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

Downtown Forte de France is a good option for those wishing to visit Schoelcher Library, since travelers to this area of Martinique will have easy site access during their time there. With only a small number of hotels around the community around Schoelcher Library, only moderate tourist traffic 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

Schoelcher Library will be a fantastic choice for guests wanting to pick from various dining options close-by. The most nearby restaurant is Garage Popular, which has a menu full of Creole dishes. The restaurant is just around a couple hundred yards away from this site's location, so stop by and try something off the menu. Also near Schoelcher Library you will find options including La Cave a Vins and Le Nuevo Mexico where you and your group can sample Mexican food and experience the flavors of Martinique.


Operating Hours

You might want to call the venue before you visit for the exact hours of operation.


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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