Initially scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020, the “European Night of Museums” could not take place because of the lockdown of the population – especially on French territory from March 17, 2020 to June 11, 2020 – in order to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Having been postponed until this Saturday, November 14, 2020, the event unfortunately cannot take place normally because of the renewed outbreack of the epidemic which led to a second lockdown in France and Martinique from October 30, 2020 to December 1, 2020.
The French Caribbean, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, are not on lockdown, however very strict health rules are in force.
Opened in 2015, the “European Night of Museums” has become the “Nuit des Musées Chez Nous” (Nigth of Museums at home). Visitors will discover some French museums online at https://nuitdesmusees.culture.gouv.fr/.
On this occasion, we invite you to visit in pictures, not the inside but the outside of the Memorial ACTe, located in the Darboussier district of Pointe-à-Pitre. The “Caribbean Centre of Expressions and Memory of the Transatlantic Slave trade and Slavery“ was awarded the Council of Europe’s “2017 Museum Prize” on December 9, 2016.
*Photos taken in August 2018