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Legislature Building

Waterfront Hwy. | across from Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-0880
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Awesome!

Rented a scooter for 2 hours and was able to see most of the major attractions in Charlotte... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
yycflip
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Calgary, Canada
Informative

We popped in on a whim and asked the guard if they did tours...he picked up the phone....made a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Chris W
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Interlachen, Florida
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This elegant lime-green building was where ownership of the Virgin Islands was transferred from Denmark to the U.S.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
9 Dec 2016
“Awesome!”
23 Aug 2016
“Informative”
LOCATION
Waterfront Hwy. | across from Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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+1 340-774-0880
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Rented a scooter for 2 hours and was able to see most of the major attractions in Charlotte Amalie. Legislature Building was stunning. Love this place!

3  Thank yycflip
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We popped in on a whim and asked the guard if they did tours...he picked up the phone....made a call...and a man (who turned out to be a state official) came down and took us around HIMSELF! Glad we asked! The inside of the building...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Originally erected as a barracks for Danish troops, later served as housing for U.S. Marines, and eventually a public school. One of the high points in this old building's history was its use in 1917 as the site of ceremonies transferring ownership of the Danish...More

2  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 29 January 2016

In most locations the center of government activity is hard for the average countryman to access. The Virgin Island legislaure meets right downtown in the capital and is easily accessible by public transportation. there must be security, but it does not feel like a fortress....More

3  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We went there twice, on different weekdays, both during hours that you would expect a public building to be open, and was denied access both times. We were told at the lower level, by different guards behind the metal detector in the entryway, that there...More

1  Thank BadgerBob67
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Used to be the old US Marine Barracks and now the Virgin Islands Senate operates within its walls. Was there last week visiting a Senator. The grounds are great for photos This is where the Transfer of possession happened back in 1917.

2  Thank Emilio_VI_STT
Reviewed 11 November 2015

If you are a history buff you will enjoy touring these great old places which are not only visually impressive but the stories behind them are also great.

1  Thank Howard W
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I think the title of my review speaks for it's self. If you're already about the downtown Charlottle Amelia area then you could stop here for a photo, but I wouldn't spend any significant time here since it's not a place to visit like a...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you want to see government/historical buildings, this is easily the best option on the island. The gold inlay and row of cannons makes it a must see

2  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This nice looking building was originally built by the Danes in 1874 and severed as the Charlotte Amalie high school before it became home to the Virgin Islands Senate. Unfortunately, neither the building nor the grounds are open to the public so you need be...More

1  Thank Steve1362
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