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The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean.
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Elizabeth Ave | Shirley St., Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-356-9085
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It just a wonder site to see. Rich with history behind it. The Water Tower and the Queen Staircase is very close by all are walking distance.

Thank Mecca J
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I strongly recommend a visit here. I walked from the cruise ship terminal and enjoyed two historical locations close to each other -the castle and the Queen's Stairs. I'm bit of a history detective and it made me wonder, who was Lord Dunmore, why did...More

Thank rko153
Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you're on the island this place is definitely worth a visit for the views alone. The fort is shaped like a ship, which is pretty cool. It costs about $2-3 to enter and you can climb the stairs to the top. Up there you'll...More

Thank ksmiley28
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

A quick walk from the Queen’s Staircase. Not much to see in the fort itself but the fort offers a good view of the port. The local market stalls in the streets outside the fort had nicer offerings than the Straw Market, and better prices.

Thank helenlf2017
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

If you are out seeing the sights, you can visit the Queens Staircase, the Water tower, and Fort Fincastle at the same time as they are in close proximity. This place is tiny. I’m not sure they could fend off a fishing charter. It is...More

Thank drs_ars_sas
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Went there solely to buy gifts to bring back enjoyed the castle and the waterfall. Scored some nice stuff took pictures by the waterfall. was fun!

Thank broham776
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the fort since it was at the top of the Queen’s Staircase. It offered a nice view of Nassau and the port, but it wasn’t spectacular. We walked from the Hilton and it took about 5 mins. This is a nice trip...More

Thank ATX2AK
Reviewed May 22, 2018

So much history here. Great views of the harbor. Wished we had arrived when everything was open, but it was a great way to finish our time visiting the Queens Staircase!

Thank mrjingles88
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the look back in time at the fort. We listened in on another tour to what the fort was all about. Very historical place.

Thank Guy B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We walked the grounds here and enjoyed hearing about the history of the place and read all of the information signs, we enjoy history though so maybe boring to others.

Thank Rick O
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Michelle Z
October 4, 2018|
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Response from ksmiley28 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $3. No more than $6.
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ninja421
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Cheesegunk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a fee to get in. I recommend bringing small bills and small coins. They will give you change back but I their currency.
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Boohawk
January 21, 2016|
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Response from rko153 |
I tipped 3 US bucks, I did not have change. Others were tipping $5
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