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Fort Christiansvaern

Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Visit to obtain National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

The fort is a national treasure. Currently there are restoration activities which can add to your... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Joseph S
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Seattle, Washington
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Nice scenery in St Croix.

Well maintained fort with nice information about the area and the fort. Nothing super special about... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
KelsieMoose
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Boone, North Carolina
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The fort is a national treasure. Currently there are restoration activities which can add to your enjoyment if you are interested in discussions about architectural and building methods of the eighteenth century.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Well maintained fort with nice information about the area and the fort. Nothing super special about this place, but being in such a tropical place, it was a neat experience after seeing a bunch of forts in the states and its generally a colder experience.

Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Fort is beautiful, the views of the island are amazing. It is not big so you won't get tired when exploring the Fort and would only take 45 minutes of your day at most, they also have a very short film in the beginning...More

Thank Cat V
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth a stopover ar the fort. Well presented history of St Croix and USVI. Staffed by friendly and knowledgeable locals.

Thank hoffhouse2017
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great place to stop in for a self-guided tour. Central to the Christiansted area, shopping and dining, so it's very convenient to stop in for an hour or so. Very picturesque place.

Thank Brandiebb
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Don't miss this inexpensive ($3 for adults, kids free) walk through history. Self-guided tour helps visitors to understand the many layers of history that St. Croix has, from slavery to plantations to current times. Beautiful views of Christiansted.

Thank Jillian B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Interior exhibits were well marked and informative. Some external exhibits were hard to read due to deterioration. Still very engaging to walk through grounds and imagine life back then. Always great to visit our beloved national parks!

Thank Kerri K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A nice little fort and park area along the water. Free parking for 4 hours so s great base for exploring the area.

Thank D_L055
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Just interesting to see the fort, canons and the views from it. Understanding how long reef have protected Christianssted from pirate attack because the only access point could be controlled with cannons. Seeing the woollen uniforms they had to wear in the days before aircon....More

Thank Helle F
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting to see and read the history of the fort. Always amazed at how life was in past times.

Thank Doug K
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Rainier A
30 September 2016|
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Response from Diana_in_VA | Reviewed this property |
A cost is listed at the entrance, but at the time we were there no one was working! I don't remember how much.
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Steve W
23 April 2016|
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Response from Dawn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the story is in the Fort, and there is information also on a wall in the customs building across the street, where the information booth is. Quite an interesting story of young Alexander Hamilton! Much of the story... More
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