Fort Zoutman

Photo credit: © Phil Comeau

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. Now its a historical museum, housing a diverse collection of artifacts that detail the island's fascinating history.

Staying Close

Downtown Oranjestad is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Zoutman, since visitors to this area of Aruba will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. With only a few accommodations in the community within the vicinity of Fort Zoutman, only moderate tourist traffic can be predicted.

Hotels near Fort Zoutman
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Resort 0.1 mi. (1.0 km) SSW
Surfside Beach Marina Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.8 km) SE
Wonders Aruba Hotel 0.7 mi. (1.6 km) N
Talk Of The Town Hotel And Beach Club Hotel 0.8 mi. (0.9 km) SE
Aruba Harmony Apartments Hotel 1.1 mi. (1.8 km) NNE

Location and What's Nearby

There are multitudes of dining options to pick from in the area nearby Fort Zoutman. The most convenient eatery is Subway Oranjestad, which offers American meals. Also within a short distance, you and your party will have eateries including Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery and Cuba's Cookin where you and your group can try a bit of Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the local foods and culture of Aruba.


Contact Information

Location: Oranjestad, Aruba


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