Archaeological Museum

The remodeled notable Ecury complex in downtown Oranjestad has been changed from a family home to an advanced exhibition hall that jellys Aruba's Amerindian social legacy.

The most seasoned part is a cunucu house worked in 1870 by the grandparents of Kid Ecury, a youthful Aruban legend of World War II who lived in the house from 1922 – 1937. The most current segment is a huge mansion built in 1929, now lodging a 21st century historical center particularly intended to protect important artifacts.

Extraordinary innovation enables guests to play a dynamic part in finding the past. Indian antiques going back the Pre-Ceramic time of 2500 BC are in plain view for your revelation.

Additionally of intrigue is the storage utilized by the Ecury family to store water assembled from the rooftop. Compositions incorporate a film on antiquated Amerindian life from the Field Exhibition hall in Chicago and works by contemporary island specialists with authentic topics.


Cosecha, translated harvesting, mirrors the expansion of the Aruban created legacy and the imaginative supply of craftsmans, with individual motivations and craftsmanship uncovered in their items.

Cosecha is a safe house for privately made expressions and artworks that gives local people and guests an unadulterated portrayal of the Aruban legacy. Cosecha features expressions and specialties with the SEYO certification, the national seal of craftsmanship.

At the Cosecha store in San Nicolas there is likewise an innovative focus, encouraging workshops for general society, and a little eatery. Inside the Cosecha you will discover recognized craftsmans, who assume a critical part in maintaining Aruba's specialties and art industry. The present gathering grandstands the assortment in this regard.

The Cosecha Oranjestad configuration store is open Monday from 1PM to 6PM; Tuesday - Saturday from 9AM to 6PM.

Cosecha San Nicolas is open Monday from 1pm-5pm; Tuesday - Saturday from 10AM - 5PM.

Etnia Nativa Art Gallery and Museum

At Etnia Nativa you can appreciate craftsmanship created from disposed materials, reused in wonderful workmanship pieces and propelled by Aruba's Millenarian societies.

All data introduced amid our 'by-arrangement visit only' visits are given by a nearby master and craftsman researcher. So ensure your reservation keeping in mind the end goal to get to know this social part of the island, that you won't discover anyplace else. We go up against 4 people greatest, per visit.

This excellent historical center and display in Westpunt is the home of the guardian, Anthony Croes, a local Aruban. Anthony is a classicist and gifted craftsman, initially from Companashi. His narrating and huge gathering of antiquities, melodic instruments, plants and craftsmanship breathes life into Aruban history and culture in a way that is totally separate from tourism.

We get visitors just by arrangement so please reserve a spot ahead of time.

Download the Craftsman's Account and Portfolio.

Fort Zoutman Historical Museum

Once inside Fort Zoutman, will undoubtedly feel the history leaking through the dividers while getting a charge out of the memorable gathering of records and advancements from the past.

The Fortress Zoutman Historical Museum is the place a significant number of our visitors get their first exposures to Aruba's past. Every Tuesday night everybody is welcome to Fort Zoutman for our island's Appreciated Gathering or as we call it, the Bon Bini Celebration from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, commending the island's way of life and history.

The Fort, named after Dutch Rear Admiral Johan Arnold Zoutman who never ventured foot on Aruba yet vanquished the English in the North Ocean, was finished in 1798 following a 2-year development process.

The Willem III Tower by the Fort, denoting its unique passage, was worked in 1868 and filled in as both a beacon and open clock tower. Following 95 years, the light in the pinnacle was doused in 1963.

Inside the patio a copy kitchen demonstrates how cooking was done in Aruba's yesteryears.

Lourdes Grotto

The number of inhabitants in Aruba is transcendently Catholic, a reality that can be seen by watching the quantity of Catholic places of worship and this one of a kind Roman Catholic holy place that was incorporated with the stones.

The Lourdes Cave, named in celebration of the acclaimed French religious point of interest, was made under the direction of a cleric named "Erkamp" and parishioners in the year 1958. The cave, a holy place incorporated with the stones is situated in Seroe Preto, simply off the principle street to San Nicolas.

A statue of the Virgin Mary, weighing 700 kilos, was raised into put in the cavern. Consistently, on February 11 (devour of Woman of Lourdes), a parade leaves from the St. Theresita church in San Nicolas to the cave, where a mass is performed.

The cavern is found street side and can be gone by day by day. Simply ensure you stop securely in the occasion you wish to stop for pictures at this area.

Masterpieces on the walls of San Nicolas

Craftsmen from everywhere throughout the world and also the nearby abilities took an interest in the Aruba Art Fair. They abandoned their imprints on the walls and structures encompassing the Principle Road of San Nicolas.

San Nicolas is around 30 mins drive from Oranjestad at the south-east end of the island and transports run a every 60 minutes. A morning seeing the road workmanship could joyfully be joined with lunch at the famous Charlie's Bar, and an unwinding evening at baby beacg.

Experience the delightful work of art for yourself, get roused, or snap some selfies!

Museum of Industry

A special chance to take in more of the historical backdrop of Aruba and also the vibrant cultural heritage of this piece of the island.

This historical center shows the historical backdrop of gold, aloe, phosphate, oil and tourism through expound shows and multi media establishments.

The exhibition hall of industry offers an opportunity to learn of the fantastic flexibility Aruba has appeared through history and the likelihood to encounter the stories of the individuals who were a piece of this history.

In the green area, the gallery will likewise have an exhibition hall hatchery venture which will introduce imaginative recommendations for maintainable advancement on Aruba by the island youth.

San Nicolas Community Museum

The new San Nicolas Community Museum is the most recent expansion to the exhibition halls in Aruba, opening in the second 50% of 2017. This exhibition hall will be a challenge to investigate further layers of culture on Aruba.

The new Group Gallery will be housed in the Nicolaas Store, an as of late reestablished landmark in the core of downtown San Nicolas. Simply this reestablished two-level magnificence is justified regardless of a visit independent from anyone else, with unique ground surface and wooden entryways. A terrance on the second floor gives 360 perspectives over the city.

The historical center's present area directly over the San Nicolas transport terminal will turn into the national accumulation and remain fundamentally a protest based presentation. This presentation will be 'mined' by ten specialists keeping in mind the end goal to make ten establishment housed at the new area, that will attract our consideration regarding particular authentic aspects of the San Nicolas Community.

Terrafuse Aruba Glass Ceramics

Terrafuse gives workshops and counsel amid the procedure of the advancement of items. We generally attempt to include nearby youth in the workshops.

We are a non-benefit association that advances glass workmanship, earthenware craftsmanship and other artistic expressions in Aruba.

In 2010, Terrafuse opened the glass blowing studio. The Abaths work the studio utilizing Framework 96 glass and disposed of jugs to make their articles. We additionally offer glass dab , furnace throwing and earthenware production workshops.