Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2016 - Page 133

Must-Visit St. Maarten Attractions St. Maarten Zoo The largest zoological park in the Caribbean. www.stmaartenzoo.com Fort Amsterdam The first Dutch military outpost in the Caribbean www.museumsintmaarten.org Border Monument St. Maarten Museum After a merger between the St. Maarten National Park Foundation and the St Maarten Museum Foundation, the St. Maarten National Heritage Foundation, a non- profit organization was formed to protect and promote the island’srich heritage. www.museumsintmaarten.org Border Monument This monument proudly represents the peaceful coexistence of St. Maarten (Dutch side) and St. Martin (French side) on one land mass. It was erected in 1948 to celebrate 300 years of acceptance and marks the border between these two nations. www.museumsintmaarten.org 129