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Museum and historic site, this mansion marks the birthplace of the father of the U.S. National Bank.
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Low St., Charlestown, Nevis
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

Even though I teach American History, I learned many interesting facts about the life of Alexander Hamilton and the famous duel.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

I love history, so I was a little disappointed that a little funding wasn't put into the property to make it look more like when Hamilton did actually live here. There were only a few small items that were period pieces and a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

I was really excited to visit the location. However its just 2 rooms, no furnishings, and a bunch of signs to read. Admission is $5 US and I felt like I would have spent my time better by reading a book about Hamilton.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

We like to learn about the history,and Hamilton as well as the native americans and the africans brought as slaves are part of the Caribbean legacy. Museum is more an exhibit about Alexanders time, needs to be upgraded, but as all other historic sites in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DraBravo
Reviewed April 19, 2019

rather ordinary stone house with some informative panels with a little history of Alexander Hamilton.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank e1949
Reviewed April 17, 2019

What used to be thought to be the house where Alexander Hamilton was born, is a fine stone building, which houses a museum in the ground floor, and the place where the Nevis parliament meets, in the top floor. But recently it was determined that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

Unexpectedly there are two famous persons connected to this small Caribbean island: Alexander Hamilton, who was born here, and Horatio Nelson, who got married here. Both now have their own museum, the one for the British admiral quite a bit outside Charlestown, the other for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank saronic
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Not much to see or do in Nevis but at least this spot has history. You need to take a ferry from St. Kitts and the museum is a short walk. There is a small museum but it needs enhancement. Definitely bring a $10 bill...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

An important part of the Islands history however with very little funding this historical site is poorly maintained. A good stop but don’t expect to stay more than a few minutes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JTeurope
Reviewed March 9, 2019

If you like to read and learn the exhibit is definitely worth a few hours. I enjoyed learning about Hamilton while the music of Hamilton the musical played in the background.

Date of experience: February 2019
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April 8, 2018|
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DOn't know but I am sure you can check a web site for Nevis attractions and find out
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I'm not sure. You'll have to check w/ hotel concierge or local taxi driver/tour guide. There are days in the week the town do not open for business such as Sunday reserved for worship.
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