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Rue Raspail Darboussier, Pointe-a-Pitre 97110, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 28 August 2019

This museum is modern with all the best equipment, but tells a story that is old and little known, and most people do not want to hear. It is a necessary museum, to remind us of the terrible plight of the African people who were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Soledad P
Reviewed 18 August 2019

This Memorial Acte is huge. We can be there for a short time, however, we would miss the best of it. Generally we need at least 3 hours. It is truly worthwhile and we learn a lot about slavery and the abolition of slavery. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

This museum is dedicates to the history of slavery during colonial time and mostly focusses on Guadeloupe. It is very well done, with an audio tour that starts automatically as it recognises the room you are in. However sometimes this didnt go as planned wich...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MartijnB63
Reviewed 9 July 2019

Powerful museum depicting not only the history of slavery in Guadeloupe and its impact of its economy, but also included origins of slavery and how it impacted the world economy, social impacts and development of societies. Never ending story since it takes it up to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Fibanez269
Reviewed 5 June 2019

The slavery museum was part art, part interactive displays, part educational. English-speaking was absolutely fine. The building was cool, and all the exhibits were well thought out and modern. Videos activating when you walked to the right zone, interactive displays, great voice acting. Lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tim_Duckenfield
Reviewed 27 May 2019

Wife & I had about three hours between coming ashore and leaving from the airport ... the permanent exhibit was recommended to us and was definitely worth the stop. While French is the predominant language, a head-set is included in the 15 Euro entrance fee,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kevin Q
Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

It's a beautiful building from the outside . Cost's 15 euro per person on entry. One has to leave all belongings locked up at the reception area. You are given headsets and a recorder to use for the museum. It's a bit confusing as the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AngelaSmith S
Reviewed 26 March 2019

3.16.19 We visited the Slavery Museum today. While all the exhibit descriptions are in French the recorded guide is in English. Though it is 'pre set' (one cannot linger at one point) and a few of the descriptions lapsed into French, it is well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martha H
Reviewed 7 February 2019

We spent 3 hours at the Slave museum and found it very informative and heart wrenching at the same time. Their focus is very much the slave period in the Caribbean but it also does touch on the slave trade within Africa as well as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 79merrillm
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

To me unfortunately the museum didn't look too much like museum. A lot of videos shown and little exposition. Topic is interesting but it could be presented better possibly. The museum has the potential but it is not thgere yet. Audioguide is a cool idea...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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KatomeriKaf
14 December 2018|
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Yes. I would say it is about 15-20 minute walk.
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Response from 3Pingouins | Reviewed this property |
Interesting; the hours are on the french page but not on the english one: Du Mardi au Jeudi (Tuesday - Thursday) 9H00 - 19H00 Du Vendredi au Samedi (Friday-Saturday) 9H00 - 20H00 Dimanche (Sunday... More
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5flatravelers
8 November 2017|
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Response from AngelaSmith S | Reviewed this property |
from 8am to 7pm . The tour will take around 2 hours .
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