Schoelcher Library, Fort-de-France

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Treat your inner bookworm to a collection of over 130,000 books at Schoelcher Library. The library, which was built in France in 1889, was shipped over piece by piece to its present location. Its extravagant design boasts a rich combination of architectural styles, including eclectic, Byzantine, new art, Egyptian art, and western classical. Inside, find copies of 17th-century books, including a "Black Code" from France, and a 17th-century Latin navigation treaty. Schoelcher Library is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Fort-de-France Edition.
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  • Great good place keeps apart from the modern object that have nothing to do that shows us the granduosite of the expo in paris ca more the effeil Tower I dream to know has the time
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  • The building looks great on the outside, is only mildly interesting on the inside. The best thing about the inside is that it's nice and cool on a hot day, after a walk around the town square. It was ...  more »
  • The building is very beautiful, in very good condition. Plenty of light thanks to the beautiful dome. Free entry. Beautiful costumes of Carnival in our show.
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  • Free WiFi. Good speed
  • The Schoelcher library is the public library Department of the city of Fort de France in Martinique, named after the french politician Victor Schœlcher (1804-1893). It is located at the corner of the street of the freedom and the street Victor Sévère, facing the northeast corner of the square of the Savannah. The Schoelcher library is on the inventory additional historical monuments since March 15, 1973 and classified as historical monuments since January 5, 1993. She has nearly 130 000 books including an important Caribbean background. It is a monument to visit in the city center of Fort-De-France
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  • A magnificent monument in Martinique. To visit absolutely!
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  • Places to see absolutely if you go to Fort-de-France
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  • A very beautiful building from the outside and inside, to see at least quickly passing in the corner.
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