Attractions

Zoo in St-Pierre

Zoo de Martinique

This former botanical garden on the southern outskirts of St-Pierre has undergone an impressive transformation and is now an excellent privately run zoo. Set within the ruins of a sugar mill dating from the 18th cen…
Museum in St-Pierre

Centre de Découverte des Sciences de la Terre

Just 1.5km north of town, the earth-science museum looks like a big white box set on top of some columns. It hosts a permanent exhibit on Mont Pelée, in French. Documentaries are screened all day long, but the one t…
Ruins in St-Pierre

Ruins

St-Pierre’s most impressive ruins are those of the old 18th-century theater. While most of the theater was destroyed, enough remains to give a sense of the former grandeur of this building, which once seated 800 and…
Distillery in St-Pierre

Distillerie Depaz

Learn how rum is made at this operation perched on a hillside amid sugarcane fields on the northern outskirts of St-Pierre. This interesting place offers self-guided tours, with signs in English. In the tasting room…
Museum in St-Pierre

Musée Volcanologique et Historique

This small but very interesting museum, founded in 1932 by American adventurer and volcanologist Frank Perret, gives a glimpse of the devastating 1902 eruption of Mont Pelée. On display are items plucked from the ru…