Noord Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

If you like to explore unfamiliar places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in Noord. Try clicking on the name of each museum to learn detailed information.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is located 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.

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Many travelers also choose to visit National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located within 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: 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 table below lists some details regarding museums you might enjoy 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

Enjoy exploring the historical roots of foreign countries? If that's the case, you should consider visiting one or two of these historical sites during your stay.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Bushiribana. It is found within 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 interesting landmark worth visiting is Fort Zoutman. It is located in 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.

Check out this table for information concerning historical sites 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 can discover some other intriguing landmarks nearby.

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

Keep in mind, Noord offers other attraction types. Readers can get more details about other attractions on this page.

 

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