Savonet Museum Tours
Take a trip through Curacao’s history at the Savonet Museum, located within one of the island’s oldest plantations at the heart of Christoffel Park. The museum’s exhibits include depictions of local life starting from the original Arawak inhabitants who came to the island about 4,000 years ago, through the Dutch colonial era and modern day. Choose the audio tour to get in-depth details about life on the plantation, or ask for a guided tour from one of the museum’s docents. As you explore, you’ll see historical artifacts, documents, and pictures, and after you’ve looked around the museum, you can take a hike through the surrounding park to spot local wildlife like the Curacao white-tailed deer or the Palabrua, a native barn owl.
Address: Weg Naar Westpunt, Christoffel Park Nature Preserve, Curacao
Hours: Mon-Sat 7:30am-4pm, Sun 6am-3pm, Hours subject to change, refer to website for up to date times.
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Savonet Museum
Discover Curacao’s largest National Park and explore historic plantations on a 7-hour Jeep safari into a mountain landscape that shelters cacti, orchids and thriving wildlife. Listen to stories about the island’s colonial past and watch for deer as they forage for food in the rugged terrain. Take in sweeping views from the flanks of Christoffel Mountain, search for the park's white-tailed hawks and owls and enjoy the tranquility of this unspoiled Caribbean enclave.
It’s time for a sunset safari tour! Christoffelpark is the largest national park on the island. In the park you can find a rich variety of local flora and fauna. For nature lovers there are local birds including species which are nor easily seen elsewhere. Besides natural riches the park also offers much of the culture and history. On this tour you will visit the Savonet Plantation which is one of the oldest plantations on the island. In the former plantation house you will find the Savonet Museum. This is one of the culture highlights of Curacao and is definitely worth a visit.
You don’t need much time to be amazed by the wildlife at Christoffel National Park. This late-afternoon Curacao shore excursion takes you through the park with a guide for chances to see rare birds, tropical plants, and historical sights such as the Savonet Museum. Catch the sunset on your ride back to the port—all transportation is included.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Savonet Museum hours of operation?
Savonet Museum hours of operation: Mon-Sat 7:30am-4pm, Sun 6am-3pm, Hours subject to change, refer to website for up to date times.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Savonet Museum?
The best ways to experience Savonet Museum are:
- National Park Jeep Safari
- Curacao Cultural Sunset Safari Tour
- Curacao Shore Excursion: Cultural Sunset Safari Tour
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