Museum at Fort Napoleon

Although Fort Napoleon was built for military purposes, not a shot was every fired from the fort. Today, it stands as the home of the Museum of Fort Napoleon, where visitors can view pictures, maps, and other historical artifacts from the age when the fort was built.

Exhibits and Offerings

The museum at For Napoleon houses several permanent exhibits dedicated to military evolution, the fishermen of Guadeloupe, French sea voyages, saints, and the siege of Ostend.

The museum offers a restaurant where you can grab a bite to eat.

Staying Close

Museum at Fort Napoleon is located on Terre-de-Haut, which means travelers to this area of Guadeloupe will have convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. The area around the museum remains relatively quiet, perhaps because there are so few hotel rooms in the vicinity.

Hotels near Museum at Fort Napoleon
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Kanaoa Les Saintes Guadelupe Hotel 0.2 mi. (20.5 km) SW
Lo Bleu Hotel Hotel 0.7 mi. (21.3 km) S
Auberges Hotel Les Saintes Island-bois Hotel 0.9 mi. (21.6 km) S
Paradis Saintos Guest house 1.0 mi. (21.1 km) SSW
Hotel Bois Joli Hotel 1.6 mi. (20.6 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

You might consider eating at Museum at Fort Napoleon's on-site restaurant, a nice spot if you're wishing to get something to eat in the neighborhood. There are a good number of options to pick from in the community surrounding this museum. The nearest place to eat is Le Mambo, which serves Caribbean fare. Also within a short distance, you and your group will have restaurants like Au Bon Vivre and Couleurs du Monde where you and your companions shouldn't get up and go without trying their specialty seafood.


Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Museum at Fort Napoleon are not readily available, meaning that your party's smartest chance at success is phoning ahead of time to make sure the property will be open to visitors when you and your group have plans to make an appearance.

The museum at Fort Napoleon is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. April through October, except on Mondays between the months of July and August when the building is closed. From November through the end of March, it is open from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.


The cost to tour the Museum at For Napoleon is € 5 per person, and an audio guide is included with this price. Children between the ages of six and 12 pay € 2. You can also pay to have a private tour guide, which will cost an additional € 65.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (590) 37-99-59

Location: Terre-de-Haut




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