We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scale House

King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
Review Highlights
Historical site

Came here as a child on field trips while attending St. Mary's school, visited as a teenager and as... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Ana C
Christiansted, St. Croix
"weigh" too much fun.

We were greeted by one of the many chickens just running loose around the island, he only had one... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Boone, North Carolina
Read all 63 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
Write a ReviewReviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Came here as a child on field trips while attending St. Mary's school, visited as a teenager and as an adult. Take my kids there to teach them the history. Please visit!!!!!!!

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were greeted by one of the many chickens just running loose around the island, he only had one feather on his tail. He welcomed us to this small open air room with this giant scale. It weighed a lot of things in years past,...More

1  Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed 21 June 2017 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

1  Thank AshleeTC
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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.

1  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.

1  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.

1  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.

1  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.

1  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

1  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.

1  Thank 2golfers2015
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in St. Croix
Holger Danske Hotel
104 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Caravelle on St. Croix
88 reviews
.29 km away
Club Comanche
131 reviews
.29 km away
Kings Alley Hotel
8 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby Restaurants
1,336 reviews
.29 km away
Zion Modern Kitchen
233 reviews
.16 km away
Angry Nate's
1,433 reviews
.29 km away
193 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Danish Customs House
59 reviews
.00 km away
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA), Inc.
767 reviews
.26 km away
Dive Experience
218 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Scale House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines