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Welcome to Amuseum Naturalis!


Amuseum Naturalis is a free museum of the nature and heritage of St. Martin. Come share what makes this island so special!

Discover the animals that live in St. Martin and nowhere else in the world, and the traditional building techniques that give local homes their unique charm. Take a botanic walk to learn how native trees have adapted to life on St. Martin, and enjoy three beautiful viewpoints. Find out how African and Amerindian heritage comes together in Caribbean farming and bush medicine traditions. Stop by the microtheater to check out short documentary films and oral histories.

Amuseum Naturalis is located at the historic Old House in French Quarter. It is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to noon. Admission is free for all visitors. Coloring and other fun activities are available for children. Groups are welcome.

Please get involved! If you are on-island, come volunteer or share your ideas. If you are far away, consider joining Les Fruits de Mer, donating or becoming a Friend of the Amuseum.

 

 

Our Attractions

Exhibits

View our exhibits about local natural and cultural heritage in the main hall!

Theater

Watch original documentaries about St. Martin's nature, culture, and history in the Amuseum Naturalis micro-theater.

Gardens

Enjoy our botanic walk and bush tea garden.

Visit us!

We are open 9am to noon, Tuesday to Saturday. We are on the top of the hill above Le Galion in French Quarter, St. Martin. See you soon!  
 

Latest News

Learn, Help and Share at Amuseum Naturalis on International Museum Day

International Museum Day is Saturday, May 18th, and all are invited to participate at Amuseum Naturalis. Visit the Amuseum 9am to noon for free to celebrate and learn about the island’s nature and heritage. Join in as a volunteer from 3-5pm to help make the Amuseum better. Come share your knowledge and talent, or just […]

EAF Dream Team

A great team of 45 volunteers came together on Sunday to host the Endemic Animal Festival. The event is a showcase for the animals that live only on St. Martin. This year, the festival used the theme Survivors to celebrate many different aspects of local heritage and culture. “In six years of hosting this event, […]

Free Festival Celebrates Local Animals and More This Sunday

The Les Fruits de Mer association welcomes everyone to the 6th annual Endemic Animal Festival this Sunday, April 28th from 9am to noon. The free festival will be held at Amuseum Naturalis at The Old House in French Quarter. The event celebrates the animals that live only on St. Martin, with special exhibits and fun […]

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Schedule a Group Visit!

Use this form to tell us about your group so we can set up a private visit for your group, or email info@lesfruitsdemer.org!

Upcoming Events

  • 3-6pm Volunteer Day and Happy Hour June 29, 2019 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Summer Camp Visit July 8, 2019 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Sandy-Ground On The Move July 12, 2019 at 9:00 am – 10:30 am
  • Summer Camp Visit July 16, 2019 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Perischolaire Visit July 17, 2019 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Summer Camp Visit July 18, 2019 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Jubilee Library Excursion July 22, 2019 at 8:30 am – 10:30 am