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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.
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  • Average34%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
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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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"historic landmark"
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"great place to visit"
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"st thomas"
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"restored"
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"jail"
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"history"
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"dolls"
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

4  Thank Stephen A
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This place is very impressive. It's very beautiful inside also need the guide tourist for explain the history.

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

I didn't realize that Fort Christian had been reopened to the public so I was very happy to find out that we were allowed to walk right in! We were given a free informative tour for about 20 minutes before exploring the rest of the...More

Thank Kkuurrttmm
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fort Christian is a landmark along the cruise ship dock that begins the downtown shopping area. We took photos of the outside as the interior has been closed for 14 years except for local events. An interesting historic attraction that protected the island from pirates...More

1  Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

can't wait to see what this place looks like once it's open. we took a flavors food tour in st thomas and they told us all about the fort. bummer we couldn't go in.

Thank frank h
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a amazing and well preserved Fort. You have to walk through the dungeons and feel what it must have been like. In the courtyard look for the skull and cross bones on the ground. We were told pirates were buried there.? But fun...More

Thank thecolonel1215
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Tom-WCT
29 August 2017|
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Response from rsalmang | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember exactly. I think it was around 8$
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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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