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 houses a dining area where patrons can mingle and fill their stomachs.

Staying Close

Terre-de-Haut is a good option for those wishing to visit Museum at Fort Napoleon, because travelers to this area of Guadeloupe will have the benefit of easy access to this museum during their time there. While the area isn't a concentrated tourist destination, you'll still find at least a few lodgings to pick from.

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

While some visitors will look forward to snacking on-site during their trip to this museum, others might be inclined to gobble up the dishes somewhere else in the neighborhood. There are a decent number of options to pick from in the region immediately near Museum at Fort Napoleon. Le Mambo, which has a menu full of Caribbean meals, offers convenient access to the museum. Au Bon Vivre and Couleurs du Monde are a couple other dining possibilities in the area. At Couleurs du Monde you and your companions should not ask for your check without sampling their specialty, seafood.


Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the museum are not readily available, meaning your party's top option is phoning ahead of time to make certain the institution is going to be open to visitors when you and your companions have decided 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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