The Mémorial de la Catastrophe de 1902 – Musée Frank A. Perret bears testimony to the eruption of Mount Pelée and the destruction of the town of Saint-Pierre on 8 May 1902.
During your visit you will discover the dramatic event that changed Martinique’s history at the beginning of the 20th century in the resolutely contemporary architectural setting of the island’s oldest museum. Immersed in an innovative acoustic environment, visit the new permanent collection paying tribute to the victims and featuring relics of the catastrophe, period photographs and films.
Open daily, 9am to 6pm
169 rue Victor-Hugo
Phone 05 96 78 15 16
REACHING THE MUSEUM
From Fort-de-France: take the bypass in the direction of Saint-Pierre, then continue on RN2 to Saint-Pierre. Enter the town via Rue Victor-Hugo. The museum is at no.169 on the left.
Adults: 8 €
7-17 years: 6 €
Under 7 years: free
Groups and season tickets: 6.50 €
Schools: 2 € per child