THE RITZ MUSEUM IN THE ESKIMO BUILDING Visit the Ritz Museum in the Eskimo Building and get special insight in the history of Scharloo and the location of the former Ritz Ice Cream factory. T H E
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THE RITZ MUSEUM IN THE ESKIMO BUILDING
The colorful history of The Ritz started in 1938 when Otto Senior founded the Ritz Ice Cream Factory with his wife Rosalynde.
The Ritz Museum is located in the Eskimo building. It features audiovisual presentations as well as numerous articles, pictures and artifacts. These will give you a special insight in the history of the Ritz Ice Cream factory and the Scharloo area.
In 1947, the company expanded to the factory in Scharloo. Eventually in 1967 the family bought the house of Max Lowenthal (Scharlooweg No. 25) and soon expanded to with building No. 27 as well.
For almost 70 years the Ritz had been the largest Ice Cream factory in the Caribbean. It made and sold ice cream, sugar cones, ice cubes, milk, yoghurt and juices.
Even McDonalds and Burger King bought their milkshake mix from the factory. Products had names like Pink Panther, Temptees, Papureshi, Screwball and Palu Friwi. You can visit the Ritz Museum in the Eskimo building and watch the short movies of the ice factory days. The Ritz Ice Cream factory has been recognized by the Curacao Tourist Board as an official tourist site.
THE RITZ VILLAGE
Visit the Ritz Museum in the Eskimo Building and get special insight in the history of Scharloo and the location of the former Ritz Ice Crea...