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Museum and historic site, this mansion marks the birthplace of the father of the U.S. National Bank.
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Low St., Charlestown, Nevis
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+1 869-469-5786
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum that does cover portions of the island’s history. I was hoping for more information on Hamilton’s Nevisian connections, but there is almost none. There is some info regarding his time in the Danish West Indies, but, given the profound effect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice piece of history with a museum attached. We did not want to pay an admission charge as the museum was very small.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Global494681
Reviewed October 28, 2018

It is small but an small part of American history with Hamilton and the Jamestown voyage . Lots of info on walls , other then that a beautiful old building .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This is a one room house, which is absolutely covered with information about Hamilton's live. In honesty, I hate having to read my way through a museum, so I probably read less than 1/4 of the information available. What I read was interesting, but it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelerTP
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Did you know that the great Amearican Father whose image is found on the US$10 bill was born in Nevis? A visit to his birth place is a must to connect this great man to his roots in Nevis. Walk the grounds and tour the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carlislepowell
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This was worth a visit while in Charlestown. Entrance fee was inexpensive. It was a little hot inside but you’re in the Caribbean. This place is full of history of the island and the house. I loved walking through Hamilton’s home. He was not only...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank fazifazi
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Born in obscurity in Nevis, a founding father of the US, a ferocious opponent of slavery 70 years before the Civil War. Died in a duel. A fascinating museum of his life and times and a snapshot of life in Nevis in the 18th century....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 189Tom
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Really not much to see, $5 to get in. Guess if you are in the area you might as well see it but again would not go out of my way for it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tinyte13
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This museum is just one room, but it is packed with displays and information on Hamilton, from birth to death. There were some pictures, and some artifacts from digs. I found it worth the stop for it’s historical value.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Terrific spot to learn how much the American culture has been influenced by the West Indies. Historical site where you learn about the island and how people lived on the island.

Date of experience: March 2018
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762haims
April 8, 2018|
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Response from 471walterf | Reviewed this property |
DOn't know but I am sure you can check a web site for Nevis attractions and find out
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alice h
December 31, 2016|
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Response from Cindy C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. You'll have to check w/ hotel concierge or local taxi driver/tour guide. There are days in the week the town do not open for business such as Sunday reserved for worship.
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