Schoelcher Museum

Museum Schoelcher stands today to honor a man who fought fervently for the abolition of slavery, not only in Guadeloupe, but in the whole of the Caribbean. The museum was originally opened in the 19th century with the intent of displaying artwork, and it still does to some extend, with much of Schoelcher's donated personal collection on display. Additionally, there are exhibits that detail the history of slavery on the island, as well as the life of Victor Schoelcher.

Culturally-minded vacationers understand that it is important to learn as much concerning the culture and history of the country they are visiting as they are able, and this site supplies that chance. Notable among the many displays at this museum, tourists might notice a group of permanent exhibits. These are this attraction's enduring expositions.

Staying Close

Downtown Pointe A Pitre is a good option for those wishing to visit Schoelcher Museum, since travelers to this region of Guadeloupe will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their time there. Despite the fact that this location isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a fair number of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Schoelcher Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hôtel Victoria Palace Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.7 km) E
Saint John Perse Hotel 1.0 mi. (1.0 km) NE
Residence Marifa Hotel 1.1 mi. (0.6 km) ENE
Hotel Village Soleil Hotel 2.0 mi. (3.0 km) SE
Hôtel Fleur d’Epée Resort 2.0 mi. (3.2 km) SE
Le Rotabas Hotel 2.2 mi. (2.9 km) NNE
Hotel Matic Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

A nearby coastline that will often pull in many museum patrons, is Ilet a Cochons.


Operating Hours

You might want to give the museum a call ahead of time for the exact hours of operation.


The cost of admission is 10 francs for adults, and 5 francs for children.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (059) 082-0804

Location: 24 Rue Peynier, downtown Pointe A Pitre, Grande-Terre


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