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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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Waterfront Highway | East of shopping district, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
+1 340-776-4566
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The fort exterior is very cool and is in a great location. It is well-maintained and picturesque. I wish it was open for tours!

Thank TreksWithCubs
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We could only walk passed this outside. It seems like they are getting ready for some needed renovations / updates. It was cool to see from outside, but it was gated off and lots of bricks sitting behind the chain link fence. It really looks...More

1  Thank tb-tony
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It was closed when we visited in late November so was not able to see the site. But looking from the outside, it was very impressive. Read about it before we got to Charlotte Amalie so it would have been nice to have seen the...More

4  Thank yycflip
Reviewed 1 December 2016

It really needs some tender, loving care. I understand they will be refurbishing it, I hope so. They need to preserve their history.

Thank Tisa G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ft. Christian is part of a walking in Charlotte Amalie, be sure to bring plenty water and be in decent shape, as there are many hills to climb.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although the church was not open, it has a plaque, and the locals seem to be very knowledgeable about their islands history. Also while we were there, someone had a private tour and we were able to listen in to get even more information about...More

Thank Euell73
Reviewed 4 August 2016

i dont really have a review of this place since it was closed during the daytime hours!! i would have loved to see inside and learn about its history

Thank ddemers12
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

While on our honeymoon, my husband and I explored the town of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas, and Fort Christian was the first thing we stumbled upon. It was on a Saturday and the building was closed, so we thought we'd come back another day....More

3  Thank elz60338
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Built by the Danish in the 1670's make Fort Christian the oldest building still in use on the island. It was used as a fort, a courthouse, a police station and a jail. It now houses the largest historical museum in the Virgin Islands. Its...More

3  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This neat old building has so much history. It doesn't take long to go threw. If you like history you will enjoy this short stop.

1  Thank amanda5805
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hi, we would like to visit here, but I can't find hours of operation or if it's open for tours. We are here on vacation, not on a cruise.
26 March 2017|
Response from thecolonel1215 | Reviewed this property |
You know we just walked in. And showed ourselves around. Sorry I can't be of more help
Can you get married here? And what are the stipulations?
27 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.