Noord Landmarks

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Museums

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

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.

Attractions Map

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.

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

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.

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

Vacationers can discover some other interesting sites worth visiting close to Noord.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near Noord
Name Type Location Island
California Lighthouse 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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