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Different that the Fort on the east end

You get a good sense of the difference between the two ends of the island by visitng the Fort... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Geochemprof
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Brookings, South Dakota
Small Fort next to Cruise Pier

U.S. National Historic Landmark, built from 1752 to 1760 and right next to Cruise Pier, so that's... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
Halkidis
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Naantali, Finland
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This bright-red historic fort in Frederiksted has a local history museum, courtyard and stables.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Frederiksted, St. Croix
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

You get a good sense of the difference between the two ends of the island by visitng the Fort. Frederiksted ahs a very different feel than Christiansted - one that we really liked.

Thank Geochemprof
Reviewed February 15, 2017

U.S. National Historic Landmark, built from 1752 to 1760 and right next to Cruise Pier, so that's why easy to visit. Emancipation Park and Clock Tower on front, like some souvenir stalls too. To be honest, not too much to see and not so well...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Walk among the cannons, and ruins of the old fort. You cant go inside but imagining what it was like in full use is pretty cool.

Thank USVInny
Reviewed January 29, 2017

It's worth the $5 entry fee to see the displays on St. Croix history. The signage in the museum is better than anywhere else on the island. It is frustrating to see the lack of upkeep (letters falling off signs, etc.), but it doesn't mar...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This fort is well preserved, I liked the furniture exhibit in the captain's quarter, it very well maintained and designed. The remainder is good to see how construction was done in the 18th century.

Thank Sailboat10
Reviewed December 6, 2016

It was only $10 for both of us and the views from the second floor were cool. The fort itself is interesting but unfortunately, the barely legible photocopied "map" wasn't terribly helpful. The small museum of furniture from previous periods on the second floor was...More

Thank HeatherSidney
Reviewed November 24, 2016

History about The Fort. It was built between 1752 and 1760 by Denmark-Norway to defend the economic interests of the natural deep water port of Frederiksted and to ward off pirates. Also it has so much History to this site also and you must take...More

Thank 18alvinb
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The fort and the descriptions of the rooms is the neatest part about the museum. The museum is small and not well thought out. The museum has a little history but it was so hot the day we visited you didn't want to stand around...More

1  Thank jlbierig
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Take the tour of the fort and get the history from a local who clearly loves the fort and gives a lively talk about the things that transpired there at Fort Frederik. So much more informative than a history book.

1  Thank CindyMillburg
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I was a little dissapointed in the size of the fort, but still could see and feel the history that has taken place there. The Fort is close to a public beach and the pier so definately take 30 minutes and look around the Fort.

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