Slavery museum, Guadaloupe

This item appears on page 50 of the November 2015 issue.

Memorializing slavery and the slave trade in the Caribbean, the Mémorial ACTe slavery museum (Darboussier, Rue Raspail, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, FWI; phone +590 590 25 16 00, opened on the French-Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on July 7.

Six sections follow the history of slavery, from the pre-slavery New World through post-abolition to today. There are also two restaurants, space for temporary art installations and a memorial park. Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 9-8 Fri.-Sat. & 10-6 Sun. Closed Mon. Entry, 15 (near $17). Audio tours are available in English, French, Spanish and Creole.