3 Museums to explore in Martinique
It is an island which is an overseas territorial collectivity of France, in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The island features many beautiful beaches, rain forests, and mountains.
The Martinique ecomuseum was created in the year 1993 located in Pointe Figuier towards the hamlet of Poirier, on the edge of Anse Figuier beach , in the town of Rivière-Pilote in Martinique. this ecomuseum traces the history of Martinique through objects, reconstructions, and models. The collections evoke the history of the island from Amerindian prehistory to the beginning of the colonial era, through the period of slavery to the economy of the plantation.
Le Musée de la Mer has been installed since 1990 in a former cod drying room built around 1880, at the height of the fishing that the Paimpolais practiced in “Newfoundland” and “Iceland”. This museum retraces the great era of Terres Neuvas. Since 2005, the museum's fixed collection has dealt with the life of the “Icelanders”, with fishing “in Iceland”, then evokes some maritime aspects of which the Paimpolais were the actors-witnesses during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Maison de la Canne presents the history of sugar cane since its introduction in Martinique in the middle of the xvii th century. It is a regional museum visible from the road between Les Trois-Îlets and Rivière-Salée. The exhibition includes the history of the cane with temporary exhibitions in addition to the permanent exhibition "A land, a plant, a people". Also, there are explanations on how to make rum and so many other temporary exhibitions.