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Fort Christiansvaern

Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Historic location

Updated videos and displays, including reports, comments, and reminisces by locals of the Danish... read more

Reviewed today
Falls Church, Virginia
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Is good

Most shop are only open when ships are in. Only a few blocks are nice. Further away from Pier is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim N
Delray Beach, Florida
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Reviewed today via mobile

Updated videos and displays, including reports, comments, and reminisces by locals of the Danish fort and historic buildings in Christiansted, St Croix.

Thank LAH1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most shop are only open when ships are in. Only a few blocks are nice. Further away from Pier is old and in bad repair

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk through history in downtown Christiansted St Croix. Walking tour not necessary, beautiful view of water with local restaurant and stores makes this a great day trip

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Christiansvaern is one of five historic structures on a seven-acre park on on the Christiansted waterfront/wharf area. The for was built in 1738, the Danish West India & Guinea Company Warehouse in 1749, the Steeple Building in 1753, Danish Custom House in 1844, and...More

1  Thank TheTravelPro_us
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We asked for a tour guide and Boneto Vegas was fabulous giving background and historical significance of this fort. Fort is nicely preserved. Enjoy seeing dungeon and cell that imprisoned Alexander Hamilton's mother. View at top spectacular!

Thank diane r
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This fort, which guarded the Christiansted harbour when St Croix was a Danish sugar colony, is well preserved, and the architecture is beautiful. Its only $3 per person entrance fee and kids enter for free. There’s a great view of Christiansted harbour from the Water...More

Thank Tetrahedron1
Reviewed 14 January 2018

You would be surprised to find this place open there has been a serious amount of damage from the recent storms but a good part of the for is open. There are some lovely displays in place including an art show and the views from...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This was a nice self guided tour that gives you a step back in time. The signage was a bit faded/damaged and difficult to read, but we were able to read most of the history.

Thank George F
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Took my 12 year old granddaughter to visit the Fort. I had been several times just to wander through but it was great to see it from a teens view. She loved the history and marveled at how old it was. She was "grossed out"...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting, we'll preserved buildings, great views however signage was lacking perhaps due to storm damage. The Ntl Park service missed out on revenue for 6 adults because there wasnt anyone there to take our money.

Thank Karen W
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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.
Steve W
24 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