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Walk Back In History

Love the timeline for St Croix and how St Croix helped shape the US. This National Park is in need... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Billy M
Fun visit

This is a really a neat places to see and feel the history of days gone by. It’s hard to imagine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
Hospital St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the timeline for St Croix and how St Croix helped shape the US. This National Park is in need of repair but it appears as they are facilitating those. Take a walk back in the past... visit the fort!

Thank Billy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really a neat places to see and feel the history of days gone by. It’s hard to imagine how people lived here this long ago but it’s always neat to see an old fort in such good condition all these years later....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Christiansvaern is part of the Christiansted National Historical Site, which also includes the nearby Old Customs House, Danish West India & Guinea Company Warehouse & Slave Market, the Old Scale House, and the Steeple Building. It is a must-do for any St. Croix visit....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really cool and well restored fort with lots of information. Lots of little spaces to explore and things to learn. Hit the shoreline to search for some chainey.

Thank stevenrE1422UU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat place to visit if you have a little extra time in St. Croix. The fort is fairly well maintained and has a lot of fun history. I recommend taking a look.

Thank Carter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're into history at all, Fort Christiansvaern is a must see! Fort has been restored and you can walk through history when entering the gates. You can feel the historical presence of the of the Danish Colonial Period. You can walk through buildings used...More

Thank 12davidhodge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend 3 hours to see how the early days where and how they defended the island, take a stroll through the dounjons

Thank oceangrove66
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed Fort Christenstead. Wonderful piece of history clearly interrupted with signage. I could imagine pirate ships salon in and being stopped by the cannon. Sadly, slavery is part of the history of the island, however we need to learn from all aspects of...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Very nice historic site right in the middle of Christiansted, VI. Only $7 to get in and a nice tour guide (written only, you have to give it back when finished). Great place to get views of the town and surrounding area.

Thank Bud W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a great place to start your adventure in St Croix. The old Fort has been maintained and is a neat place for kids and adults to see how life was in the early times.

Thank Brad P
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Rainier A
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Response from Diana_in_VA | Reviewed this property |
A cost is listed at the entrance, but at the time we were there no one was working! I don't remember how much.
Steve W
24 April 2016|
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Response from microgal3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the story is in the Fort, and there is information also on a wall in the customs building across the street, where the information booth is. Quite an interesting story of young Alexander Hamilton! Much of the story... More