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I really enjoyed Fort Christenstead. Wonderful piece of history clearly interrupted with signage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary L
Carroll, Ohio
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Very nice historic site right in the middle of Christiansted, VI. Only $7 to get in and a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bud W
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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 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 September 2018

It was a cheap/fun thing to do & my kid liked all the rooms/canons/etc. We paid & it was good for the following day too. I recommend that you/kids watch the video for history.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I'm usually not one to visit historical sites while on vacation, however, this fort is definitely worth the stop! Very interesting history and architecture remains at this site. It is a self-guided tour, however, there is information available for your convenience regarding the history. The...More

Thank mae_438
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We toured the fort and it was pretty neat. Like Fort Frederiksted, it sits in the harbor and is full of the history of the area. Well worth the visit!

Thank TimPickel
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We live in Florida and have visited many forts from FL to SC and NC. Fort Christiansvaern is right at the top of the list. Well preserved, not crowded, and with the seniors pass we got in free! Don't miss it. Well worth the effort.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The fort is a self guided tour and has lots of things to see. If your in town you must not pass up the opportunity to see the fort. The parks people are friendly and knowledgeable about the fort.

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Fort Christiansvaern, thoroughly is a, Historic and Awe-inspiring..! Place. Recommend taking a guided Tour so that you can learn about the History of the Fort. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Y6800YAdenniss
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited a lot of islands St. Croix is one of my favorites as usual this fort will surprise most people with how small it is but everybody forgets how much the world has changed really it’s just amazing this Fort is still standing...More

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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 Dawn M | 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