Top 5 of Museums
The Memorial ACTe
The Act Memorial, also called MACTe, has quickly become the most emblematic museum of the Guadeloupe archipelago. In the heart of the city of Point, the black box overhung by silver roots, houses a dense permanent collection on the theme of the slave trade and slavery. Mixing historical objects and works of art, the exhibition retraces a heavy history but in a unique setting. Temporary exhibitions are regularly organized. To know the schedules and the prices, it is by here!
The Parc des Roches Gravées
The history of the islands of Guadeloupe begins long before colonization and the Edgar Clerc Museum, in Le Moule, traces the history of pre-Columbian peoples. In this Top 5, we propose you to discover the Amerindian history in the Parc des Roches Gravées in Trois-Rivières. You will wander through a wooded area dotted with Amerindian petroglyphs. The visit is guided and you will learn many things about the way of life of the first inhabitants of the archipelago.
The ecomuseum of Murat
The Murat house is one of the treasures of the Guadeloupean heritage. Located in Marie-Galante, it shelters a medicinal garden, the vestiges of the sugar factory and, in its castle, an exhibition recalls the material history of the islands of Guadeloupe. Thus, you will discover agricultural tools, but also old traditional toys or old musical instruments. Children and parents alike will have a great time. The access is free and unlimited.
Musée du rhum
Rum is an institution in the Guadeloupe islands and as such, it obviously has its own museum. You will discover all the tradition surrounding the production of this sweet beverage and the secrets of the Guadeloupean rum makers. The rum museum retraces all the steps involved in the creation of rum. From the plantation of the cane, to the aging in barrel, you will discover a real know-how.
The Museum of Arts
The Fine Arts Museum of the Guadeloupe Islands is located in Saint-François, along the Marina. It presents through 150 paintings, drawings or sculptures a panorama of the Fine Arts from the 16th century to nowadays by privileging the artists, born, practicing, or having practiced in the islands of Guadeloupe. The visit is instructive and is adapted to children.