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Tour of Estate Whim

The main house was damaged by Hurricane Irma and Maria and has not yet been repaired. We heard the... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Silvertx
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Overcoming the fury of a hurricane

We spent several hours at Estate Whim Museum. The exhibits were well done. The women demonstating... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
DebbieStPaul
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Estate Whim has long been known for its colonial-era Great House, slave quarters, and mill factory complex; but much more can be found on the museum’s twelve acres. Various museum exhibits include My Granny House, the Living Museum, and rotating...more
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52 Estate Whim | Centerline Road, Rt 70, Frederiksted 00840-3744, St. Croix
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just checking the island out It is a nice piece of history I think everyone should check it out just to learn more about the island

Thank 742oscarh
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love seeing how places were in another century, this is for you. The staff are knowledgeable and so friendly. I love coming here and walking the grounds.

Thank makopeel
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This place is a must see to learn about life on the island many years ago. The main house was damaged in n the hurricane but the rest of the grounds were in perfect shape. Homemade soup and candy are just two of the highlights.

Thank TimPickel
Reviewed 4 August 2018

It was worth a couple minutes of our time but there really should be someone available to provide verbal information and answer questions.

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

History and through lsland Culture, Living and Way of Life. The History of the Islands, like that of the United States, is not always the Best and most palatable. But it is our History and Culture. A bit off the beaten path, off Centerline Road...More

Thank Y6800YAdenniss
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This tour included a great narrative by a local women and included the history of the island. you then tour the grounds that had historical buildings, including a women making local candy. A great place.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The main house was damaged by Hurricane Irma and Maria and has not yet been repaired. We heard the wonderful history of the estate from our guide who walked us around the mansion. We enjoyed a bit is brewed tea with a spot of molasses...More

Thank Silvertx
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We've seen lots of sugar mills in our travels over the years, but we've never been on a tour of one. We just happened to drive past this and decided to stop... on a "Whim" (pun intended). This was the most wonderful tour simply for...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We spent several hours at Estate Whim Museum. The exhibits were well done. The women demonstating candy making and rag rug making were wonderful. We learned about their personal experiences and well as historical aspects of the tasks which they were demonstrating. There was a...More

Thank DebbieStPaul
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Am giving 1 star because there was no one from the museum to show us around even though Viking had booked a tour of the place. Instead, our taxi driver had to do the best he could to show us around himself. The place was...More

1  Thank John E
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willow4165
18 July 2018|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
Nothing was fixed as of March 2018 when we were there and place was abandoned. Our taxi driver had to give us the tour instead of people at the Estate. Very disappointed by abandonment. Have posted a YouTube video showing... More
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Chris L
26 May 2017|
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Response from Shirley R | Reviewed this property |
It is not within walking distance. Maybe a 10 minute drive from pier. Tout itself doesn't take but 30 minutes, however there are ruins and buildings you can look at also.
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