Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center

Famed French artist Paul Gauguin lived on Martinique for five months, to study and paint his surroundings. Martinique honors Gauguin's efforts at the Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center (formerly the Musee Gauguin). Within this beautiful museum, the front gallery features his original works, and throughout the rest, guests will find exhibits detailing his life on the island.


The museum offers guests a chance to explore the beautiful work of Paul Gauguin along with learning about his life naand how he created his works. Upon reservation, guided tours of the museum are also available which will allow you to dive deeper into the history of Paul Gauguin and learn interesting facts about his art.

There is also a gift shop where prints, among other items, are available for purchase.

Staying Close

St. Pierre is a good option for those wishing to visit Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center, since guests staying in this region of Martinique will have the benefit of easy museum access for the duration of their trip. With only a few hotels in the community surrounding this museum, only a little tourist traffic can be bargained on.

Hotels near Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Villa Saint-Pierre Hotel Martinique 1.2 mi. (19.2 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Dining possibilities are generally lacking in the area around Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center. Le Petibonum, which serves Creole dishes, offers convenient access to the museum. The restaurant is only around two miles away from this landmark, so stop in and dig in!


Operating Hours

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


For adults the cost of admission is 8 euros and for children it is 5 euros. Large groups will receive a group discount when purchasing the tickets.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (+596) 596 51 53 13 Or (+596) 696 80 80 96

Location: St. Pierre , Martinique




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