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Aimé Césaire Museum


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  • On 26 June 2013, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Aimé Césaire, a poet and politician from Martinique, a museum and memorial space was inaugurated in the last office he occupied on the first floor of the old hotel. city ​​of Fort-de-France. This space of 112 m² is the one that Aimé Césaire occupied from 1956 to 1976 as mayor before joining a new office at the Municipal Administrative Center. He found his original workspace as honorary mayor from 2001. Keeped as it is, the play that puts Césaire's thought and work into space immerses the public in the political and diplomatic atmosphere of the writer. Sculptures, paintings, engravings, books and manuscripts, old and contemporary photographs, most often offered by passing visitors, personal souvenirs make his presence palpable. (Source: Museum Social Media)