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Address: King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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+1 340-773-1460
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The graceful two-story Old Customs House, with its gracefully proportioned...

The graceful two-story Old Customs House, with its gracefully proportioned 16-step staircase, now serves as the headquarters for the National Park Service.

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Great Photo-Ops!

We were unable to enter the building but we loved the views from the steps. We took a ton of pictures and just enjoyed the lovely architecture.

Reviewed 3 days ago
SBennett81
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were unable to enter the building but we loved the views from the steps. We took a ton of pictures and just enjoyed the lovely architecture.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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113 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It looks interesting from the outside but we went over three times and it was never open. It intertwines with the fort and scale house so it would be nice if there was some history outside more available or times it was open.

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Thank traveltime92
Traverse City, United States
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The view from the battlements overlooking the harbor is worth the few bucks admission. It's a National Park! Who knew?

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Thank Kimberly P
Chico, California
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

all part of the easy downtown/harbor area sights. it wasn't open the day we visited, but the walking tour nat'l parks service info. pamphlet gave us enough info. about the building.

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Thank 2golfers2015
Brookings, South Dakota
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129 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It wasn't open during our visit and from teh locals we heard that this was a problem lately. With the other sistes relating to the shipping trade's history in the areait would have been nice to see inside it.

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Thank Geochemprof
Burlington, Vermont
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156 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This building is a part of the Christiansted Historical Site area. Not available to go in, but it along with the other buildings (you can go in the fort) is interesting history. Glad it is being saved.

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Thank brwerner
Williamsburg, Virginia
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360 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This building is down the street from the Fort and the exterior is nicely restored. I have never seen the inside and don't believe it is open to the public. Generally the gates are locked as well, so all you can do is admire the restoration of the exterior as you stroll by.

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Thank RichardinOhio
Palo Alto, California
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It is a nice place to see, but it is viewed only from the outside it is not open to the public. I believe it is still being used as a public building.

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Thank Sailboat10
Salt Lake City, Utah
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is next to the fort and the park, so you can't really miss it. Some interesting plaques and it's a pretty building.

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Thank Anthony B
Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We did not go in, but the outside was beautiful. The colors of the building are amazing & great for photos. Such gorgeous architecture.

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