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Little La Grange Farm & Lawaetz Museum

#23 of 37 things to do in Frederiksted Features Animals
#1 Ridge to Reef Farm Rd, Frederiksted 00840, St. Croix
+1 340-220-0466
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Ranch from the old days

Old Danish castle ranch from 1800 period. The main house still looks like it did then, with the old... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
InaMariaBarbara
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Beautiful Setting, Interesting History, Below Average Tour

It is nearly impossible to find out when this museum and grounds are open. Even their answering... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
RichardinOhio
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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A new certified organic farm (est. 2015) at a National Historic Site. This 18th-century sugar and cattle plantation has been turned into a landmark. It features a historical museum of the Lawaetz Family and other prior estate tenants, dating to pre-colonial native caribbean people.
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#1 Ridge to Reef Farm Rd, Frederiksted 00840, St. Croix
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+1 340-220-0466
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Old Danish castle ranch from 1800 period. The main house still looks like it did then, with the old furniture, kitchen and garden. Open wednesday and saturdays.

Thank InaMariaBarbara
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It is nearly impossible to find out when this museum and grounds are open. Even their answering machine apologizes for their poor telephone reception but does not give their opening times...bizarre. They are open Wednesday and Saturday, 11 to 4 pm. Do not believe the...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I visited the Farm and Museum this past weekend while on St. Croix. The property is stunning and the home is in great condition. It brings you back to a different way of life on St. Croix.

Thank Brigitte B
Nate O, Manager at Little La Grange Farm & Lawaetz Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing, we are glad that you got to see the recent renovations and improvements to preserve this wonderful family heritage:)

Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We went to the museum and we got a really enterresting tour. We Heard stories about the familly, and the museum told really much about the time. and with a sweet guide :) And the

1  Thank Valdemar A
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We had a wonderful guided tour of the house and the surroundings which really gave insight into the life of the Lawaetz family on the farm.

3  Thank Carl Johan A
Reviewed 18 May 2015

These were the original founders of St. Croix and they have preserved the land and sell fresh everything from eggs to vegetables every day. It's actually very interesting to see the memorial site where the first was born in the 1800...

2  Thank NeedsAVacation25
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We loved the person guiding the tour. There is authentic furniture from the time the Danes owned and occupied the island.

Thank SweetlimeJ
Reviewed 31 March 2013

We truly enjoyed our visit of the Lawaetz House, museum and grounds. Our tour guide, Delores, did an outstanding job and was very knowledgeable on the family and Danish history. Beautiful gardens which had recently been manicured.

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 3 January 2013 via mobile

We visited the estate today and had the pleasure of meeting Denise, the museum guide. The estate is charming and has a variety of interesting memorabilia. The gardens can be compared to being a Botanical Garden in on their own and the setting is one...More

Thank colibritravels
Reviewed 31 December 2012

For anyone interested in the Danish history of the island, Estate Little LaGrange in the "rain forest" of St. Croix, is a "must visit". For a small fee, one may have a guided tour with a volunteer form the "Landmark Society" which provides insights into...More

2  Thank sonderlufte
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Chris L
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Response from InaMariaBarbara | Reviewed this property |
Hi, did not see your question. Sorry. From Frederkssted it's not that long. Maybe 20 minuttes. But from Chrstiansted it will take narly hour because its on a sideroad. Enjoy!
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