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

Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center is located in St. Pierre , which means those visiting this part of Martinique will be excited to have convenient access to the museum during their time there. You can expect little traffic surrounding the museum, especially as there are so few hotel rooms close.

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

A nearby beach spot that does attract many museum visitors, is Playa Saint Pierre.


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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