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Nights Publications

Publisher of lifestyle and travel magazines for Aruba, Curaçao, and St. Maarten / St. Martin

Museums & History

Experience the oldest Aruban industry as a fun and informational daytime outing. Let the friendly local staff guide you through the rich history of aloe vera, its importance to Aruba’s economy, and the natural healing properties of this miracle plant. You will get to experience how the world-famous Aruba Aloe products are made and what makes them so unique.

Aruba Model Train Museum

If you are planning a visit to San Nicolas or to Baby Beach, stop by the Aruba Model Train Museum. This little gem was opened on December 1, 2001 by the director and founder J. de Vries.

Fort Zoutman was built in 1798 by the Dutch Army, and is the oldest structure on the island of Aruba. The Willem III Tower was added to the west side of the fort in 1868. Both the fort and tower were restored and re-opened in 1983 as the Historical Museum of Aruba.

Founded in 1993, Fundacion Museo Arubano (FMA) is tasked with the preservation and promotion of Aruba’s natural and cultural heritage.

Historical Museum of Aruba - Fort Zoutman

Fort Zoutman was built in 1798 by the Dutch Army, and is the oldest structure on the island of Aruba. The Willem III Tower was added to the west side of the fort in 1868. Both the fort and tower were restored and re-opened in 1983 as the Historical Museum of Aruba.

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