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Estate Whim Museum

52 Estate Whim | Centerline Road, Rt 70, Frederiksted 00840-3744, St. Croix
+1 340-772-0598
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A nice historical plantation

The plantation display is fairly small, but they had some great displays that are well worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
Don't Miss This Beautiful Plantation!!!

This self-guided tour was a must-do on our St. Croix list Not knowing much about the island's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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52 Estate Whim | Centerline Road, Rt 70, Frederiksted 00840-3744, St. Croix
+1 340-772-0598
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plantation display is fairly small, but they had some great displays that are well worth a view. We really enjoyed our stop, and the people were very friendly.

Thank ADS80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This self-guided tour was a must-do on our St. Croix list Not knowing much about the island's history, the plantation house and information gave us a great insight into the lives of the earlier settlers who developed the land for agricultural purposes. The house is...More

Thank Trisha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice to get a look at like in the sugar cane day plantation. Got a better understanding of the chimney smoke stack and wind mills for the production of sugar. Best time was had visiting with the demonstrator of musical instruments.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique experience to walk through the round brick house and explore the grounds. There are knowledgeable people there to answer questions and a little entertainment singing songs from the era. The sugar mill is still standing, all of it is a must...More

Thank LadyDiButterfli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting local history, informative guide, lovely property, still in need of renovation. Spend your bucks, they really need money to help preserve the house!

Thank l00ps72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is about the only place where you can visit a historic plantation to get a sense of what the old plantations were like. The house stays much cooler than you'd expect because of its construction, which was very innovative. They have some restored buildings...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been 5 years since we last visited Whim Plantation. Not really any progress in terms of making it a more interesting, immersive historical venue. Absolutely worth a visit, it is just that with a little work it could be really interesting. Farm equipment...More

Thank 3yrstogo
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Lots of St Croix history with a somewhat restored Plantation house and grounds with sugar mill. The tour was informative and helpful to understand the history of St. Croix. The ceilings and roof are in need of repair..greatly needed donations.

Thank nztaylor
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This place is a must-do for those interested in learning the dynamics of the island. For a low admission fee you get a guided house tour and then you walk around the grounds on your own. Don't forget the sun protector and bug spray -...More

1  Thank Kcabrera74
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We went on a day when only self-guided tours were available. The first thing we were told was that they were short staffed but since we were already there we paid the admission and walked around the museum for about 30 minutes. The whole museum...More

Thank Michele C
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Chris L
May 25, 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning. Well from Estate Whim less than 10 minutes. If you are traveling from the 20 to 25 minutes or less. If you are traveling from Christiansted about 40 to 45 minutes or so nothing more. Taxi may run few bucks or... More
Ann D
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Willie G | Reviewed this property |
I also had a car but a taxi would be reasonable - the Whim estate isn't that far from the pier. I didn't go to the botanical garden (St. George's, I think), but I heard great things about it. I think they're fairly close... More