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Address: Charlestown, Nevis
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+1 869-469-5521

Rebuilt after an 1873 fire, its remarkable façade faces Memorial Square.

Rebuilt after an 1873 fire, its remarkable façade faces Memorial Square.

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Interesting building

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... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
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
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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422 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
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
Charlestown, Nevis
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
at sea
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189 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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 and you might be lucky as I was on one occasion to experience a local... More 

Thank Footsac
Little Rock, Arkansas
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73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 money to help them but this really has a good and well laid out history... More 

Thank conwaymomma
Antigua and Barbuda
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142 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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
Maryport, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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
Charlestown, Nevis
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 a good and airy view over the square. The is also internet access via a... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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148 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 offices was in the heyday of the sugar cane trade when Nevis provided much of... More 

3 Thank EpiDoc
Nevis West Indies
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

This is one of a few old cut stone buildings still left fairly intact in the center of Charlestown. The upstairs houses the Charlestown Library-take a walk up and look down over the small square below. The Courthouse can be pretty colorful when Court is in session, not certain if the Judges and Barristers are still wearing powdered wigs but... More 

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