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Fort Charlotte

West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-325-9186
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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.
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  • Poor6%
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West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-325-9186
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this fort as part of a bicycle tour....grampy and 2 tweens. Our guide was good...not great....but informative (even if a bit bored) and we learned quite a bit about the fort and its build. One great thing, even though it was brutal hot...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fort was constructed in the late 18th century by British colonial governor Lord Dunmore after the end of the American Revolutionary war. The fort has never been used in battle. The view is very humbling to all that stood upon this point. Most Bahamians...More

Thank Monique M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was exceptional and provided lots of history to contemplate. Well worth the two dollars admission price.

Thank jokayaker
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If it is a hot day and you are at all claustrophobic I don't recommend going down in the dungeon. It was awful. The "guide" was very rehearsed and worked for tips.

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We toured this fort as part of our island buggy tour with Island Routes. It's a small fort and in really good shape. It turns out it's in good shape because it was never used. It was built over the course of two years to...More

Thank Pixiepowered
Reviewed 31 May 2017

this was included in a Tour package on our last Disney cruise (Fort and Junkanoo). Even though it was history, i think the information delivery could have been better. seemed a little less organized than other tours we had gone on before. would only go...More

Thank ADPringle
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The tour is well laid out and it's fun. I love Fort Charlotte - a massive structure with unique attributes. The views of the harbour are so lovely that many people just come and sit for lunch. You will learn a lot about the history...More

Thank Felicity I
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went with a friend. Quite interesting, not a lot to see or learn. Worth a visit just to hear about some Bahamian history

Thank SalisburyAvers
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We walked to Fort Charlotte from the Hilton is downtown Nassau. The majority of the walk has pavements, it's only the hill leading up to the Fort that has no path so use caution. We paid $2.15 for entry and despite a funny ticketing procedure...More

Thank AnnaSkent
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Interesting history of Island and its people. If you are there around noon, stick around for the marching drill; cannon firing, nothing spectacular but interesting. Nice view of the harbor and cruise ships.

Thank johnkacz
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18 January 2016|
Response from Jared S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it opens at 9:00am. The entrance closes at 4:00pm, but you can stay inside until 5:00pm.