Noord Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

If you enjoy learning about unfamiliar places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation. Click on the each name for more information.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is situated in Oranjestad, 1.6 mi. South of central Noord. 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

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is found in downtown Oranjestad, 3.0 mi. South of central Noord. Located in downtown Oranjestad, this is both museum and research institution whose purpose is to educate locals and tourists alike about Aruba's colorful history and preserve that knowledge through the generations.

Aruba Numismatic Museum: The most powerful influence in the world is documented in this museum of money. Examine coins and paper money from all over the world in this charming little museum.

The following chart lists more details concerning the available museums nearby.

Museums Near Noord
Name Phone Location
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

Historical Sites

Bushiribana

Like discovering the history of countries you visit? If so, you might enjoy visiting a few of these historical sites during your time in Noord.

A landmark worth visiting is 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.

Many travelers also choose to visit 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.

Review the following chart to see sites of historical interest nearby.

Historic Sites Near Noord
Name Phone Location
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

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Travelers may explore some other intriguing local landmarks close to Noord.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Noord
Name Type Location Island
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Noord Aruba

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