Schoelcher Library

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Finished in Paris in 1887 according to plans by Henri Picq, then despatched and reassembled in Fort-de-France in 1893, Schoelcher Library features an incredible range of inspirations from the metallic Eiffel structure and Egyptian-Byzantine to Art Nouveau. The building, intended to house 10 000 works donated to the town by Schoelcher in 1883, now houses some 300 000 volumes, of which one-third are visible. A listed historic monument since 1993.

Useful information

Address : 

1 r. de la Liberté

Phone:

+33 5 96 70 26 67

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

[Mon 1pm-5.30pm, Tue-Sat 8.30am-5.30pm (except Fri 5pm, Sat noon)]

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