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

Those wishing to visit Fort Zoutman may choose to book their trip in downtown Oranjestad, since those staying in this region of Aruba will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. With only a small number of accommodations around the region around this historical site, relatively little tourist traffic should be anticipated.

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 dozens of restaurants to choose from in the area immediately near this historical site. Subway Oranjestad, which offers American meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also within reach, you and your party will come across eateries like Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery and Cuba's Cookin where you and your party will want to try out Caribbean food and enjoy the culture of Aruba.


Contact Information

Location: Oranjestad, Aruba


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