Assuming you like to become more aware of other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Noord. To get additional information concerning each museum, try clicking on the name.
An interesting landmark worth visiting is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is located in Oranjestad, 1.6 mi. South of central Noord. Take a free half hour long tour and see the factory which produces moisturizing Aloe Vera gel.
Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is found in downtown Oranjestad, 3.0 mi. South of central Noord. Open Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Aruba Numismatic Museum: Learn what island people used as currency, from shells to sweet potatoes as you tour the displays on the history of currency.
The table just below lists some details concerning museums you might enjoy nearby.
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||(297) 588-3222||1.6 mi. South of Central Noord|
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||(297) 582-8831||3.2 mi. South of Central Noord|
|Museo Historico Arubano||(297) 582-6099||Downtown Oranjestad, 3.2 mi. South of Central Noord|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||(297) 582-8879||Downtown Oranjestad, 3.0 mi. South of Central Noord|
In case you like to experience the historical roots of a foreign country, you should consider visiting one or two of these historical attractions while vacationing in Noord.
If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Bushiribana. It is located in Bushiribana, 3.8 mi. East of central Noord. 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.
Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is Fort Zoutman. It is found within downtown Oranjestad, 3.2 mi. South of central Noord. 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.
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.
Be sure to look through the following table to read more about historic sites nearby.
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||--||6.9 mi. Southeast of Central Noord|
|Bushiribana||--||3.8 mi. East of Central Noord|
|Fort Zoutman||--||Downtown Oranjestad, 3.2 mi. South of Central Noord|
Vacationers can discover some other interesting sites worth visiting close to Noord.
|Lighthouse||3.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Noord||Aruba|
If you are looking for a wider range of attractions beyond what's offered in this category, you should look farther afield. Take advantage of this extended discussion regarding even more attractions if you want to learn some more information.
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