Fort Zoutman Historical Museum and Willem III Tower

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Art Museums, Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Historic Sites, History Museums, Local Picks, Museums, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Constructed in 1798, as a means of defense against pirates, this old Dutch fortress now houses the Historical Museum of Aruba. The restoration of Fort Zoutman took place in 1974 and in 1983 the Willem...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Historical Museum AWG15

  • Attractions near Cruise Port: "The Bon Bini Festival takes place every Tuesday evening (6:30 - 8:30 pm) in the outdoor courtyard of the Fort Zoutman museum, celebrating the island's culture and history. "Bon bini" means "Welcome" in Papiamento, and that is the perfect word to describe the warm environment of this festival."
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: Fort Zoutman Historical Museum and Willem III Tower give visitors an introduction to Aruba's history and culture.

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