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Maison Regionale des Volcans

Haut du Bourg, Le Morne-Rouge, Martinique
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Worth a Detour

This small museum is worth a half hour visit. From its parking lot, you can have a nice view of... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Sociology
,
Jamestown, New York
Informative and friendly museum

Almost everything in the museum is in French, but for non french speakers, it is fun to walk around... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Snappy B
,
Boston, Massachusetts
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Everything you ever needed - or wanted - to know about volcanoes, featuring interactive videos of eruptions.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good55%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
14 Feb 2017
“Worth a Detour”
9 Feb 2017
“Informative and friendly museum”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Haut du Bourg, Le Morne-Rouge, Martinique
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52 45 45
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This small museum is worth a half hour visit. From its parking lot, you can have a nice view of the volcano, Mount Pelee'. The museum offers interesting information and photographs of the eruption of the volcano that destroyed Saint Pierre in1907. The personnel are...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Almost everything in the museum is in French, but for non french speakers, it is fun to walk around small museum and examine the exhibits. There is also a film (which is much longer than we expected---more than an hour!) with English narration that explains...More

Thank Snappy B
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had a wonderful time visiting the museum and talking to the very knowledgeable staff. They even gave me some samples of pumice stone to take home and put me in touch with a local author who researched the eruption of Mount Pelee in 1902. Very...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

There was no electricity the day we visited so we missed the film but got free admission. Regardless this little museum has about 20 high quality posters explaining the Mt. Pelee eruption, volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics - a sort of miniature geology class. It...More

Thank Bikers_Mom
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