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Address: King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
Phone Number: +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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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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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308 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 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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Thank VinoBambinos
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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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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
Denver, CO
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Worth looking at if you're already visiting the Fort but on its own it wouldn't make my list. It's really just a single room outside the fort where they have a few things about Alexander Hamilton and how they did trade back then.

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Thank dtucker
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Beside the scale it didn't say too much else. One example of an old ledger sheet. Wish someone was there to explain more.

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Thank Lizzardy
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Easy trip downtown. Seeing this house and the fort are great detours from a day of shopping downtown.

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Thank AlbinoStreetPoet

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