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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.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good21%
  • 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"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"st thomas"
in 5 reviews
"restored"
in 10 reviews
"jail"
in 5 reviews
"history"
in 30 reviews
"dolls"
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"pirates"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fort tour was very informative due mostly to our tour guide Levi. Levi brought the old fort to life in what would have been a quick walk through without Levi giving us the history of every room - thanks Levi!

Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

but it has been closed for renovations for quite some time - it looks like the renovations were started before the hurricane but that the hurricane did some damage to the surrounding park and area. I would certainly make sure to visit this when it...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at this fort. Museum curator was our guided tour, he was a great story teller and held our interest for 2 hours. Worth the stop to learn about history. The historic landmark is a Irma and Maria survior.

Thank karen w
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This fort it’s located in downtown, around 10 minutes by taxi from the harbour. When we arrived was closed but we took some pictures. And one crazy thing: you will see chickens around the fort and others streets but I don’t know why.

Thank Margarita B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This historical landmark is in good condition after being remodeled for several years. a must see while in town

Thank sofisworld2010
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

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

2  Thank FCBHokie
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

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

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

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
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Tom-WCT
30 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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