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.

Court House and Library

Charlestown, Nevis
+1 869-469-5521
Save
Review Highlights
A piece of history in Charlestown

The buildings along this street are primarily stone on the first floor and frame on top. No one... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
heyjudithz
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
Interesting building

intersting old colonial building . The library is upstairs , and court house below. There are two... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
PennyOscarson
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 12 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Rebuilt after an 1873 fire, its remarkable façade faces Memorial Square.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good51%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“courthouse” (3 reviews)
“stone” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Charlestown, Nevis
CONTACT
+1 869-469-5521
Write a Review
Reviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2017

The buildings along this street are primarily stone on the first floor and frame on top. No one lives on this street now, but in days of yore, folks would retreat to the stone section of the building when a hurricane was coming. They knew...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 16 March 2017

intersting old colonial building . The library is upstairs , and court house below. There are two main squares in Charles town and this is the centre piece of one of them. You cannot miss it as Charlestown is very small.

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Good place to stop and review things. In the centre of town with an imposing structure. You can do a bit of research here too

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The structure is nice it is colonial mostly stone, the inside is small but you can access information needed you can use the computer and there are some good resource material to be found.

Thank Judy A
Reviewed 3 March 2016

if you are looking for a reliable place to sit and contemplate history, access wifi or a computer on the net...the library in downtown Charlestown is the place to go..upstairs in the courthouse, its a small oasis in a busy town...the staff are always smiling...More

Thank Footsac
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We decided to go into town and look around. It's amazing what the cab drivers know about their beautiful island. Of course it's part of their job but they take great pride in the history of NEvis. I'm sure they depend on the visitors for...More

Thank conwaymomma
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Really not worth the time! Outside looks better than inside, and you may be disappointed, after you find a place to park.

Thank Eliz102
Reviewed 9 November 2015

A well laid out museum that summarised the history of the island. An interesting hour can be spent here

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 14 June 2014

A good example of original Caribbean building made of cut stone. The library upstairs is small and pretty basic. There is a selection of fiction and an interesting local Caribbean section, but there is a need for new book stock. The large open windows provide...More

1  Thank nevisislander
Reviewed 28 January 2013

This is a great chance to see historical downtown Charlestown little changed from the days of Lord Admiral Nelson. While it may seem small and crowded in the square outside, enjoy looking at the beautiful buildings and imaging how important this small set of administrative...More

3  Thank EpiDoc
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Court House and Library staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit