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Fort Christian

Waterfront Highway | East of shopping district, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
+1 340-776-4566
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This 17th-century Danish fort houses a museum featuring a collection of Amerindian relics.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average35%
  • Poor18%
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Waterfront Highway | East of shopping district, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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+1 340-776-4566
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Newly restored, a spot to add to your must see list. You can wander the various rooms and cells on your own, but having a tour guide would be a definite benefit to learn the history of the structure and the important role it played...More

Thank KathyS-STT
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's mostly empty. It used to be a prison. The architecture is interesting (very thick concrete walls) and the view from the top is good.

Thank mark p
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first walked into the fort we were a little underwhelmed. We spent the first 10 minutes just looking around the fort to the left. There is little signage in the fort and so its hard to get any real information from just looking...More

Thank FCBHokie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting piece of the islands history, especially if your Danish, nicely restored. Good views from the roof

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 3 and they would not let us in. The fort looks cool but make sure you go early otherwise you can not get in.

Thank Kristine M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This fort has been restored and there is very little of the original building left. It is well maintained and the guides offer good descriptions and history narrations. There are not too many places to visit in St Thomas, so this is surely one not...More

2  Thank rsalmang
Reviewed 25 June 2017

When we heard the Fort was opened we knew we had to go see it. What an opportunity to see what life was life back then! Some of the rooms are still being renovated and others are furnished with antiques. Head down to the prison...More

3  Thank bee20152015
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This fort was not open when we had been here before. The renovation continues but is still worth a gander. It is not free and not cheap to get in. They are still paying for the work. Very similar but smaller than the Danish Forts...More

Thank Clark J
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This fort has been closed for years and i now open for visitors. Some of the work is still unfinished but what a great opportunity to see the contrast. visit every room to get a awesome feel for what it was like to live there...More

Thank VacaNate
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My wife and I visited Fort Christian during a one-day cruise ship stop in May 2017. We had been to the town before, and the Fort had been closed. We were pleased to find it open, and free to enter. We highly recommend joining the...More

3  Thank Stephen A
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7onahill
26 March 2017|
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Response from thecolonel1215 | Reviewed this property |
You know we just walked in. And showed ourselves around. Sorry I can't be of more help
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Tawni85
26 January 2016|
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Response from BadgerBob67 | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so. Iam told a small part of the fort is opened only for paid tours that have remade appointments. Badger bob.
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