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Great History - Great views!

Interesting fort in pretty good shape considering the age. I think we walked the whole thing and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
elindoo
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Walk Back In History

Love the timeline for St Croix and how St Croix helped shape the US. This National Park is in need... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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An imposing yellow Danish fort built to defend the Christiansted harbor.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The price was $7 to enter and unless you are a history buff it was a quick visit for us. Good views from the top of the fort however!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting fort in pretty good shape considering the age. I think we walked the whole thing and saw the dungeon and arsenal. Once we got to the top near the cannons there's a plaque that shows how there was 3 forts to triangulate shooting anything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the timeline for St Croix and how St Croix helped shape the US. This National Park is in need of repair but it appears as they are facilitating those. Take a walk back in the past... visit the fort!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Billy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really a neat places to see and feel the history of days gone by. It’s hard to imagine how people lived here this long ago but it’s always neat to see an old fort in such good condition all these years later....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank score30122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Christiansvaern is part of the Christiansted National Historical Site, which also includes the nearby Old Customs House, Danish West India & Guinea Company Warehouse & Slave Market, the Old Scale House, and the Steeple Building. It is a must-do for any St. Croix visit....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A really cool and well restored fort with lots of information. Lots of little spaces to explore and things to learn. Hit the shoreline to search for some chainey.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Neat place to visit if you have a little extra time in St. Croix. The fort is fairly well maintained and has a lot of fun history. I recommend taking a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carter T
Reviewed October 25, 2018

If you're into history at all, Fort Christiansvaern is a must see! Fort has been restored and you can walk through history when entering the gates. You can feel the historical presence of the of the Danish Colonial Period. You can walk through buildings used...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 12davidhodge
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Spend 3 hours to see how the early days where and how they defended the island, take a stroll through the dounjons

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oceangrove66
Reviewed October 8, 2018 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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Rainier A
September 30, 2016|
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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.
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Steve W
April 23, 2016|
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Response from microgal3 | 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
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