National Archaeological Museum of Aruba

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This fascinating museum chronicles the earliest history of the island, dating back to its first settlers. Through displays dedicated to ceramic artifacts, stone tools, shells, and other ornaments, visitors get a firsthand look at the origins of Aruban life. Home to thousands of artifacts beginning from the pre-ceramic period, the National Archaeological Museum of Aruba expertly represents Aruba's unique history. Check out the permanent collection and keep an eye on the temporary exhibits to get the best of this museum.

Location:  42 Schelpstraat

Business hours:  Tu-Fr 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sa-Su 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.