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.

Guests can enjoy an on-site eatery allowing hungry guests to have a bite to eat before or after visiting.

Staying Close

Museum at Fort Napoleon is located on Terre-de-Haut, which means those staying in this area of Guadeloupe will be pleased to have easy access to this museum during their time there. With just a small number of accommodations around the area surrounding Museum at Fort Napoleon, relatively little foot movement should be predicted.

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

Museum at Fort Napoleon has an on-location restaurant, a convenient option if you're hoping to get something to eat in the neighborhood. You'll find an adequate number of eateries to pick from in the locale around this museum. Le Mambo, which offers Caribbean fare, is very close-by, making it a great option for museum patrons. Au Bon Vivre and Couleurs du Monde offer additional restaurant options close to Museum at Fort Napoleon. At Couleurs du Monde you and your party can not ask for your check without ordering a plate of their specialty, seafood.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the museum are not readily available, meaning that your party's smartest chance at success is phoning in advance to ensure the site will be open for business when you mean to head over.

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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