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Fort Christiansvaern

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

Very interesting fort. Due to the geographical area and design of fort, it was never attacked... read more

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Joe B
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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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Beautiful historic building in center of town. Near great shopping and restaurants

Worth the visit near all the action. Buddy George caught a nice black fin tuna Our first of many... read more

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Jon Y
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very interesting fort. Due to the geographical area and design of fort, it was never attacked. Beautiful view of Christiansted harbor. Good parking. Easy access to the wharf area, restaurants, and bars.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed today via mobile

Worth the visit near all the action. Buddy George caught a nice black fin tuna Our first of many trips to St. Croix Jon Young

Thank Jon Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a small fort that is packed with history. When you pay your National Park fee be sure to ask to borrow the self guided tour notes. This will greatly help you understand what you are looking at in the fort. When we visited...More

Thank AshleeTC
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a beautiful place and I learned something new. Alexander Hamilton lived here when he was a boy.

Thank Lengregory
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the entrance fee to tour the old fort. The views out to the harbor and town are great. This is a self guided tour.

Thank CANDD1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historical site, You will love the history and culture of the place. I enjoyed the history of this great fort

Thank broncofan54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained by there US Park service. Its actually a small complex with 3 nearby buildings. There the fort itself, the Customs House, and a Trading/Warehouse building. Slave auctions were held in this buildings courtyard. These all date from the 1700's and therefore are quite...More

Thank 416edb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy Forts you must go here....Beautiful views from the deck...take your time & just take in the fresh air...l lots of history

Thank Billieray1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot about the history of the fort and St Croix. NPS has done a great job recreating what life was like in the fort back in this early days.

Thank Jena S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Such a neat place! I wish there had been more information available about the site or people on site to give info but vey interesting and a must see!

Thank Bsimpson88
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Rainier A
Is it free? No entrance fee?
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.
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Steve W
Is this fort the prison where Alexander Hamilton's mother was held for 4 months in 1750?
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
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