Manchebo Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Assuming you like to expand your knowledge of unfamiliar places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Manchebo. To obtain more information concerning each museum, click on the name.

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

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. Artifacts here shed light on the origins of the first inhabitants of the island and then tour you through the centuries to the cultural landscape today.

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 table right below shows some key facts concerning some museums you might enjoy 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 exploring the historical roots of an unfamiliar place, you should consider visiting one or two of these historical sites while vacationing in Manchebo.

One popular destination is Fort Zoutman. It is located within 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 popular destination is 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.

Look through the table below to read more about historical sites 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

Vacationers may explore some other interesting places worth visiting nearby.

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

Fortunately, you'll find plenty of other kinds attractions available. For a more comprehensive look at other attractions, navigate to this page.

 

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