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Ranked #1 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Offering the only free museum in town, Hassel Island tours and historical downtown walking tours! A pleasant historical... more » Owner description: Offering the only free museum in town, Hassel Island tours and historical downtown walking tours! A pleasant historical adventure awaits you at St. Thomas Historical Trust's free museum. Tours take about 30 minutes, and you'll be led by knowledgeable local historians who love to tell the remarkable stories of St. Thomas' exciting history. Hassel Island Tours are Wednesday's at 8:30 am OR BY APPOINTMENT!!! Tour this amazing historical site with our super-knowledgeable guide "Doc." See the ruins of Danish and British forts as well as the leprosarim, the unique Creque Marine Railroad. Check out a real diving bell. Downtown walking tours with one of our certified guides are available by appointment. Just call! Our free museum gives you a chance to ask our experts about anything you have seen in St. Thomas and get the real facts! Genuine artifacts from the days of pirates, the age of steam ships and 100 year old 3-D images mesmerize history buffs along with dozens of antique photos from the late 1900s and early 20th century, and a sensational collection of Antique West Indian furniture. Learn about our 1867 tsunami, and the ominous threat that was the real reason the U.S. purchased the islands from Denmark. The best little museum in town, for visitors or locals. If you are local, please ask to see the "riddle picture", and see if you can identify the image. Museum hours: Open Tuesdays and Thursday's 10-3:30pm or by appt. How to find us: On Main Street's eastern end, on the West side of Roosevelt Park. Look for the flags flying from our balcony in front of our 1840s building. Enter the museum via our mini garden courtyard visible through the beautiful antique iron gates gate on left side of building, after pressing the button for admittance. Free, but donations are always welcome. The museum is operated by a 501(c) 3 non-profit. « less
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Magic Ice (Charlotte Amalie)
Ranked #2 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Other
Owner description: We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal... more » Owner description: We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal clear ice consisting of beautiful sculptures, a kids slide, wedding chapel and a pirate ship bar, all made of ICE!Large parts of the exhibition will emphasize the rich history of the Caribbean. You will get a glimpse into the 18th century lifestyle. Here you will find sculptures from the “Golden Age of Piracy” and at the pirate ship ice bar were you will receive your drinks. Photos and videos are welcomed and our staff look forward to taking you on a tour! « less
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Estate Whim Museum (Frederiksted)
Ranked #3 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: A restored example of life on a sugar plantation in the 1800s, this site features a great house filled with reproductions of... more » Owner description: A restored example of life on a sugar plantation in the 1800s, this site features a great house filled with reproductions of colonial furniture, three-foot-thick walls made of stone, coral and molasses, plus the original sugar processing plant and windmill. « less
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Ranked #4 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites
This 18th-century sugar and cattle plantation has been turned into a landmark.
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Ranked #5 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Libraries; Specialty Museums
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Etelman Observatory (St. Thomas)
Ranked #6 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Seven Arches Museum (Charlotte Amalie)
Ranked #7 of 8 Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
This 19th-century artisan’s home has been converted into a lovely museum offering a look at St. Thomas’ bygone glory days.
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Weibel Museum (Charlotte Amalie)
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Category: History Museums
Details the 300-year-long history of the Jews of St. Thomas.
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