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Address: King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
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+1 340-773-1460

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Very informative

take a few minutes out of your day to learn about the place you are visiting. I never knew the Island was so rich with history. This was the place to be back in the day. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 June 2016
Brad K
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Muskegon, Michigan
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291 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Other reviewers are right, it only takes a couple minutes to check out this piece of history. I'm glad we did. They really do need to improve their signage because the history needs to be shared. It is right down town where we know you will end up walking past to go to the docks. If the gift shop is... More 

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Thank Allen B
Salt Lake City, Utah
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the gift shop, you can buy a walking stick for $6. Carry it around town and everyone will ask you about. There are a couple nice plaques and one display of the scale. Takes about 5 minutes to visit, is free, and right next to the fort.

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Thank Anthony B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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735 reviews
345 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This doubles as a "visitors' center" so they have lots of information on the island, although I've found the staff aren't that knowledgeable. The signboards around the area are desperately in need of replacement, due to extreme weathering. Why isn't the Park Service doing this--such an important function in sharing information about the island. The boards inside the Scale House... More 

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Thank RichardinOhio
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great to be able to see part of the island's history. It's right by the fort and part of the National Park system.

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Thank DREnos2014
Cranbrook, Canada
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

There isn't really any signage and we just stumbled across it. It will take you about 5 minutes to see the scale and read the sign on the wall. A good bit of history before you catch a cab to explore the rest of the island.

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Birmingham, AL
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333 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We visited the Scale House while touring other buildings in the area, it is a small building and won't take long to see. It was informative and along with the other locations help to paint a picture of the past on St. Croix.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

It's amazing to see that there's some history to see of the Danish business trading center. The information station outside the scale house need some repair so that you can read more on the history.

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Thank alfmaf411
Woodbridge
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Very small place. We happened upon it accidentally when the door was open during the day. Like a mini museum. A one room museum. With a scale. LOL

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Thank Diana_in_VA
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

take a few minutes out of your day to learn about the place you are visiting. I never knew the Island was so rich with history. This was the place to be back in the day. I never knew the connection between St Croix and President Hamilton. Very informative and very quick self guided tour. Make it a point to... More 

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Thank Brad K
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

As with so many historical sites on St. Croix, there is no funding to provide a person to tell you the history. It is left to storyboards and pictures.

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Thank Bruce R

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