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This 17th-century Danish fort houses a museum featuring a collection of Amerindian relics.
Veterans Dr | Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide, curator Levi, was a fountain of knowledge, friendly and entertaining. Very educational!

Thank tasarae2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, this fort has had extensive renovation and the majority is open for those willing to walk down multiple hallways and up/down stairs. It is a self-guided tour with multiple tablets placed on the lower level to explain the history of...More

Thank Frank-in-MI
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Unfortunately we got there too late to do justice with the little time we had left before they closed for the day (4 PM) However, we stopped for a photo-op and noted the fort seemed to either have sustained little damage or had already been...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed October 6, 2018

It's the offseason, so we had the fort largely to ourselves. We started downstairs in the museum, which is currently hosting an exhibit of art produced by schoolchildren that focuses on the history of the slave trade in the region. While looking around we were...More

Thank Casey T
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This historical site has the potential to be a "5." However it needs a lot of TLC. We enjoyed the Slavery Exhibit. However, some of the exhibits were very amateurish. Not recommended for young children or individuals with mobility issues.

Thank Jeffery W
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Once we got in we walked around a bit unsure what we were looking at.Then they had a guided tour with the man named levi.I have been to El Morro and Cristobal in san juan and the one in St.Augustine.But levi made this an even...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I knew nothing about the fort, but the tour guide shared great facts about Danish occupation of the fort and history of its construction all the way to current day. Supporting these landmarks is a fabulous to preserve history. Check it out.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Amazing architecture, especially since this structure dates back to the 1600's. Loved touring this historic landmark! If you're in Saint Thimas and enjoy history, this is well worth your time.

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Excellent tour guide was Levi, who took us back to when the Danish owned the islands. Quite thorough and informative as well as inexpensive.

Thank Hayden C
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Fort Christian has had a longer renovation and nowadays the fort really shines. We had one of the free guided tours, which I would recommend to anyone, As the guide really made the history of the fort both As the original fortification and As the...More

Thank Trine L
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from rsalmang | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember exactly. I think it was around 8$
March 25, 2017|
Response from thecolonel1215 | Reviewed this property |
You know we just walked in. And showed ourselves around. Sorry I can't be of more help
January 26, 2016|
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Response from BadgerBob67 | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so. Iam told a small part of the fort is opened only for paid tours that have remade appointments. Badger bob.