Noord Landmarks

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National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Assuming you like to become more aware of other people and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in Noord. To learn complete information about each museum, you can click on the name.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is located in Oranjestad, 1.6 mi. South of central Noord. Aloe is arguable Aruba's most significant export and an important aspect of the island's economy. Since aloe was brought to Aruba in 1890, the industry has flourished here and Aruban aloe can now be found worldwide.

Attractions Map

If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located 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: Learn what island people used as currency, from shells to sweet potatoes as you tour the displays on the history of currency.

The table right below has more details concerning some 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


In case you enjoy exploring the historical roots of foreign countries, you should consider visiting one or two of these historical attractions during your stay.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Bushiribana. It is located 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 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.

Take a minute to read the table just below for more information about 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 will explore some other worthwhile sites worth visiting nearby.

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

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