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This museum contains a private antique collection of the world reknown collector Juan Mario Odor.
He was the first amateur arceologist on the island who als owns a impressive collection of native art works: beads, rests of pottery, etc.
He also made a copilation of sand and stones of the island of Aruba, which make all nature lovers feel almost nostalgic abou how are we going to preserve and protect the nature resources mother nature produced. But most of this collection consists of furniture, photographs and local paintngs. A lot of more..
Numismatic Museum/building monumente
photo by: Desiree Croes, director
On November 24th of 1955, on his 36th birthday, Mario Odor, Aruba ’s famous coin collector, was digging in his flower garden when he found two old coins. One of them was a one penny of 1790 and one half-penny of 1788, both of them where “Tradesmen” copper Irish tokens. This was the sign to him that collecting was his duty and he took this very seriously by educate members of his family in the tradition of coin collecting. Today his wife, son, daughters and granddaughter are still managing his legacy at the Numismatic Museum of Aruba. You might be welcomed by more..