Manchebo Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Assuming you like to explore other people and places, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation. Just click on each place's name to get additional information.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is found within 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.

Attractions Map

Many travelers also choose to visit 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: There are several exhibits in the museum that will help give anyone a deeper understanding of the Aruban story, an insight into its rich history, and a look at how the islanders have grown as a people.

The chart just below summarizes more details concerning some museums to choose from 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

In case you enjoy learning about the historical roots of foreign countries, you should consider visiting some of these historical attractions while on vacation in Manchebo.

One popular destination 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.

Many travelers also choose to visit Bushiribana. It is found within 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 some time to look through the chart below for more information on sites of historical interest near Manchebo.

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

Vacationers may experience some other interesting attractions close to Manchebo.

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

Needless to say, there are plenty of other types of attractions. You can read this page regarding even more attractions if you want more details.

 

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