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Address: 21 Dronningens Gade | On the Waterfront, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6766, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-422-6000
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We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic...

We welcome you to the biggest permanent ice gallery in the world! Magic Ice`s entire exhibition is constructed of crystal clear ice consisting of beautiful sculptures, a kids slide, wedding chapel and a pirate ship bar, all made of ICE!Large parts of the exhibition will emphasize the rich history of the Caribbean. You will get a glimpse into the 18th century lifestyle. Here you will find sculptures from the “Golden Age of Piracy” and at the pirate ship ice bar were you will receive your drinks. Photos and videos are welcomed and our staff look forward to taking you on a tour!

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Great way to cool off in the scorching heat! Some of the sculptures needed replacing as they looked "melted". They do fly in an ice sculptor from Europe to do this and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really wanted to like this place, but I just didn't. A lot of the sculptures were broken or melted, some of them to the point that you couldn't really tell what they were. Several of the humanoid ones were completely missing arms! It was also way smaller than I was expecting. It certainly wasn't big enough to spend thirty... More 

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St. Thomas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to cool off in the scorching heat! Some of the sculptures needed replacing as they looked "melted". They do fly in an ice sculptor from Europe to do this and it was definitely needed when we visited. Kids still had a great time (ages 6-7) and especially loved the ice slide they got to ride. The ice bar... More 

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Levittown, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down from Blackbeard's Castle to the shopping district and came across this place. It was a fun way to cool off from the heat of the day.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As Canadians it seems a little weird to fly to a hot destination to go to an ice bar, but it was a lot of fun (and everyone else we talked to inside was also from cold climates haha). It was definitely worth the price and we actually got an extra drink inside besides the shot included which was also... More 

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Thank AshleyL7777
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived here after paying $29 in a truck , cattle wagon ! The cost was unbelievable $ 200 to get in for watered down drinks - this is the biggest rip off in St Thomas !! And it closes at 5 pm finished or not I suggest you go and have a great day in Water Island and enjoy... More 

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Thank Pounderrj
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magic Ice was nice at first, but then the further we went inside, the worst it was. Sculptures were melted and broken to the point where we couldn't figure out what it was. It was dark and there was yellow caution tape in some areas like it was a crime scene. It probably did have the world's largest ice bar,... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went toward the end of July which also happened to be the tail end of their current sculpture showcase. You could kind of tell these particular sculptures had been there for a while. Some of them had lost their finer details and some of the more delicate pieces where missing all together. But that was the only negative I... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Most of the reviews started off with this being overpriced. Hey your on vacation!!!! It was very different and fun. Who hears of ice sculptures in the islands. The picture opportunities were endless starting with putting on the parkas and gloves. Inside was indeed cold but you are dressed for it. The sculptures were beautiful. there is one of a... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

It was a nice break from the hot sun. Worth $22.00, probably not but fun just the same. There are about 15 ice sculptures but I'm from Michigan so not a big deal. The ice bar was cool and the flavored rum was very good. Bartender was very liberal with rum shots. Took some fun pictures and it was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

OK, let's start with the price tag. $22 for adults and $12 for children. So what did I get for my $56? Well, first, you get to dress up in warm clothes. Then using our own camera, the friendly staff took our picture in front of their polar bear mural. We then entered the ice museum. Inside, we found it... More 

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