Maison d'Aimé Césaire

The maison d'Aimé Césaire (Aimé Césaire's house) is the place where you can learn the most about the poet during your stay on the island. Acquired in the 1960s to live there with his family, it still contains many objects that belonged to the writer as well as memories that he had treasured during his lifetime.

Today, the place is a space for exchanges, meetings and cultural events linked to the memory of Aimé Césaire.

The poet after becoming Mayor of Fort de France from 1946 until 2001.

Aimé Césaire died on April 17, 2008, at the age of 94.

Located in a residential area at 131 route de Redoute in Fort de France, the site is classified as a historic monument. This label concerns the dwelling house, the outbuildings, the garden, the enclosure walls and the ground of the plot.

The house of Aimé Césaire is today an integral part of the Martinican heritage.

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