Manchebo Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

In case you enjoy learning about other people and places, you might want to visit a museum while on vacation in Manchebo. Try clicking on the name of each museum to obtain detailed information.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is located in Oranjestad, 1.8 mi. East of central Manchebo. Aloe is arguable Aruba's most significant export and an important aspect of the island's economy. Since aloe was brought to Aruba in 1890, the industry has flourished here and Aruban aloe can now be found worldwide.

Attractions Map

Another common landmark for vacationers is National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located in downtown Oranjestad, 2.1 mi. Southeast of central Manchebo. Open Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Museo Historico Arubano: The museum is open on weekdays only, from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

The chart just below summarizes some key facts concerning some museums worth checking out nearby.

Museums Near Manchebo
Name Phone Location
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum (297) 588-3222 1.8 mi. East of Central Manchebo
Aruba Numismatic Museum (297) 582-8831 2.5 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo
Museo Historico Arubano (297) 582-6099 2.4 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo
National Archaeological Museum Aruba (297) 582-8879 2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo

Historical Sites

Fort Zoutman

Do you enjoy learning about the history of the places you visit? If yes, you might want to visit one or two of these historical sites during your time in Manchebo.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Fort Zoutman. It is located in downtown Oranjestad, 2.4 mi. Southeast of central Manchebo. This fort warded off English attack in 1799 and is the oldest building on Aruba. Through the years it functioned as many important things, from police station to library.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Bushiribana. It is located in Bushiribana, 5.9 mi. East of central Manchebo. The site of a two former gold smelters built in 1825 by the Aruba Island Gold Mining Company, these ruins are a popular stop for visitors on there way to visit the Natural Bridge, and can't help but snap a few pictures of the unique rock formations.

Balashi Gold Mill Ruins: The ruins of an old gold mill, the old site today is a frequent stop for visitors exploring the area. However, there is little here other than the ruins, so you may need a guide or some background knowledge if you were hoping for historical context.

Take a minute to read this table for more information about sites of historical interest nearby.

Historic Sites Near Manchebo
Name Phone Location
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins -- 7.2 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo
Bushiribana -- 5.9 mi. East of Central Manchebo
Fort Zoutman -- 2.4 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Guests will experience some other worthwhile places to visit close to Manchebo.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Manchebo
Name Type Location Island
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.2 mi. North of Central Manchebo Aruba

Bear in mind that Manchebo offers additional attractions. Click here to find our article concerning other interesting attractions for Manchebo.

 

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