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Scale House

King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Interesting historical site

This was a quick stop on our historical walking tour of Christiansted. It has a timeline for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AshleeTC
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Scale House shares the history of the Hamilton's! (Yes - Alexander Hamilton!)

You would walk by this National Treasure and not know what it was until you look inside. History... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
John V
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King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a quick stop on our historical walking tour of Christiansted. It has a timeline for Alexander Hamilton and a reprint of the now infamous letter he wrote after the devastating hurricane on St. Croix. It is fascinating to read. Definitely worth the stop....More

Thank AshleeTC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You would walk by this National Treasure and not know what it was until you look inside. History of the shipping trade in the 18-19th Centuries as well as the family tree of the James Hamilton Company.

Thank John V
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great small attraction with great history... full of chickens when I visited...made me laugh..small shop next door.

Thank nztaylor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We found this building to be interesting. Free to go inside and plenty to read. There is also an information desk and gift shop inside.

Thank 4girls4us
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a two room gig, but its right in the middle of the waterfront and my best emotional connection to the early days of Alex Hamilton.

Thank Jules J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a small building with a information and the scales inside to get a start to your walking history of Christiansted. Make a stop to see where ships coming into port make their first stop.

Thank traveltime92
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had no idea Alexander Hamilton was a St. Croix hometown boy. Plaque in scale house gave his entire background including his family tree and what happened to the rest of his family. A stop here at the end of the boardwalk was well worth the...More

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 21 February 2017

great part of the whole downtown area 1/2 day walking tour. located right near downtown, near fort & harbor. great history of the island.

Thank 2golfers2015
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The scale house remains from the Danish period, or before. The Scale is still there for you to see, and there are bills of lading and other interesting artifacts to review, as well as an accounting of Alexander Hamilton's ancestry on the island. There is...More

Thank NotCook
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It is a small building, and has only one attraction which is the scale that can be viewed in a few minutes. There is a gift shop in this building that occupies half the ground floor.

Thank Sailboat10
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