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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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Had time to waste while waiting for a excursion. Very inexpensive. Historical facts about the fort. Grounds are kept well. Staff friendly. Chickens roam the lawn!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had time to waste while waiting for a excursion. Very inexpensive. Historical facts about the fort. Grounds are kept well. Staff friendly. Chickens roam the lawn!

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Thank Alex N
Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank AshleyBreanna
New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The National Park Service has done a nice job of maintaining this building and the grounds. Take an hour and enjoy some island history

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Winamac, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Don't miss this beautiful historical museum building. Part of the fort complex. Beautiful grounds. Great area to sit and enjoy the culture and weather.

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Thank Lindalee L
Christiansted, null, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Old Danish Customs House is in the middle of the National Park Historic District on St. Croix. Nearby are an old church, the Scale House, slave auction block and a fort. It gives a pleasant view of Christiansted harbor. There are picnic tables in the area and benches. You can buy food at a nearby grocery store or restaurant... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Would have rated higher but the building is closed to the public, all you can do is walk around it. Having said that is part of larger complex that you can your.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This customs house is situated in a park setting, after visiting this site you can relax under the cabana and enjoy the breeze.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

There are a number of attractions in the historic area that are worth a visit and can all be done on the same day. This is one of them.

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Denver, CO
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This building is on the same grounds as Ft Christiansvaern so it's worth looking at the building if you're there already, but as others have mentioned there's no access to inside so it's really just a cool building to look at.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great area to visit... don't think the Customs House is open daily; but the area is a historic site all in itself; the architecture is appealing to the eye (well for me)... walk around and see similar buildings; Fort Christian is near by!

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