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Address: 21 Dronningens Gade | On the Waterfront, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6766, St. Thomas
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We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic...

We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal clear ice consisting of beautiful sculptures, a kids slide, wedding chapel and a pirate ship bar, all made of ICE!Large parts of the exhibition will emphasize the rich history of the Caribbean. You will get a glimpse into the 18th century lifestyle. Here you will find sculptures from the “Golden Age of Piracy” and at the pirate ship ice bar were you will receive your drinks. Photos and videos are welcomed and our staff look forward to taking you on a tour!

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Best ice bar

This place was so awesome. After being in the hot humid weather all day, going into the ice bar was just what we needed. Wes who worked there was wonderful and so friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was so awesome. After being in the hot humid weather all day, going into the ice bar was just what we needed. Wes who worked there was wonderful and so friendly. Drinking rum out of an ice shot glass was great. Next time I'm in St. Thomas I definitely going back.

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Thank Kelly H
Hiawassee, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hesitant at first because it was 11am and no one was there. After all who goes to a bar at 11 am ! However the hostess was very nice and explained how it all worked. So we donned our heavy parkas and ventured inside the ice house! The sculptures are amazing with the work and the ice coming... More 

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Thank Bob M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We figured we should come see this place based on online reviews. However, we were rather disappointed. The place is very small and underwhelming. It is dimly lit with colored lights, which could be cool as a bar but you can't actually see the ice sculptures that well. We felt it was extremely overpriced for what you get. Kids would... More 

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Thank Erin E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we would check this place out and are glad we did. The entire place is made of ice. They provide you with a parka and gloves to put on. It's a neat place to see but a little pricey for the amount of time we stayed. The cost gets you one shot. We managed to stay for about... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teens enjoyed looking at the cool lit-up sculptures, and it was soooo nice and cool inside. However, there was nobody behind the bar to give me the free shot that was included in the exhorbitant price. Also, the ice slide is a joke- you will not slide at all, it is way too flat. Overpriced but fun. Once.

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Thank gidgetcindy
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a welcome relief from the Caribbean sun! This was great fun - especially the slide, amazing ice sculptures and a shot of rum served in an ice glass.

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sol195, Owner at Magic Ice, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Magic Ice! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again in St.Thomas, Oslo, Bergen or maybe Svolvær. We have a new exhibitions every year in all galleries. Enjoy the rest of your holidays in beautiful St.Thomas. More 

Mission, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great place to visit when the heat of the day is getting to you. Go from 85 degrees out side to below freezing in an instant. Not only that but they have and ice bar inside. It is located right along Veterans Drive across from the Harbour.

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sol195, Front Office Manager at Magic Ice, responded to this review

Thank you for escaping the sun to visit us! Welcome back any time 😊 More 

Timmins, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

So cool. Like literally. Everything is made of ice. The bar the glasses the decor all ice. $25 US to get in but very worth it. They give you gloves and a parka to keep you warm

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Thank JulieatSibu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We enjoyed this place so much! we went for my birthday and my significant other planned it.. ice sculptures were fun. The bar at the end is so cool- wish it was a longer bar experience. Rum shots :)

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Tavernier, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We took a taxi over to Magic Ice from Havensight dock. It is quite pricy but it is very unusaly to see this in a Tropical Island. It is very cold there but the carvings are very good., So we think it was worth the money. Don't plan on a long stay in the frigid cold tho.

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