In case you like to explore other cultures and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in Manchebo. To obtain more information regarding each museum, click on the name.
If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is found in Oranjestad, 1.8 mi. East of central Manchebo. Monday to Friday tours are offer from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Saturday tours run from 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon.
Many travelers also choose to visit National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located in downtown Oranjestad, 2.1 mi. Southeast of central Manchebo. Located in downtown Oranjestad, this is both museum and research institution whose purpose is to educate locals and tourists alike about Aruba's colorful history and preserve that knowledge through the generations.
Museo Historico Arubano: The museum is open on weekdays only, from 8:30am until 4:00pm.
The table just below provides some details regarding the available museums nearby.
|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|
If you enjoy learning about the history of a foreign place, you should consider visiting a few of these historical sites during your stay.
A 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.
If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit 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.
Look through the chart below to see sites of historical interest near Manchebo.
|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|
Travelers will explore some other interesting landmarks close to Manchebo.
|Lighthouse||5.2 mi. North of Central Manchebo||Aruba|
If you are seeking a wider variety of points of interest beyond this category, you should look farther afield. If you're interested, get more information about other attractions by visiting this page.
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