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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.
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West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

Want my teenage kids to learn a bit about everywhere we take them. This was a good option to meet that goal. Quick in and out, well staffed, easy to get to and then back to the beach and pool.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BankerJC
Reviewed July 25, 2019

We enjoyed visiting this fort and climbing to the top for the wonderful views of the island. Great photo spot especially with views of the cruise ships behind us in the photos. Enjoyed visiting with the Inspector General and police officers who were there that...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We went on a Sunday and the gates were open and it was free. Another group went on a different day and paid five per person. It is fun walking around the fort and seeing the sites

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jedediah S
Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I on June 11, 2019 decided to do a City and Country Tour as an excursion. One of the stops on the tour was Fort Charlotte. The fort is huge, there are little shops at the entry of the fort. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KompassionateDr
Reviewed June 16, 2019

A stop on our ATV tour. Guide was excellent and knew her history. Fort was neat to check out and the view from there was amazing. Tiny shops outside for souveniers.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jdgato
Reviewed June 11, 2019

I wasn't expecting much, but the tour guide brought the place to life. A lot of history here and some amazing stone work. Definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lance H
Reviewed May 29, 2019

We were not allowed to drive in since the property was apparently under new ownership. However, even though we were allowed to walk in, there was still not much to see since the place is still in transition and the gift shop etc were closed.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Tour was awkward at best and problematic during the majority of the visit. Generally speaking a guide should never say that someone's freedom was just casually/benevolently provided because the “slaves looked sad” and the lieutenant wanted to see them smile. The guide also mentioned that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Willia1584
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Hidden gem on the Charm & Beauty tour. Fort Charlotte is a beautiful piece of Nassau history. Our tour guide Patrick was pretty knowledgeable and added interesting fact - whether they can be verified or not is another thing, but he had a great sense...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michele m
Reviewed April 28, 2019

ok fort, not much to see was only there for about 30 mins, will not go back as was boaring, plenty of other places to see that are better

Date of experience: April 2019
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sarahannecarpenter
March 22, 2019|
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Response from michaeljones46 | Reviewed this property |
Less than an hour; there is a nice guided tour that is not very long, then you can wander around as long as you wish.Good views from up there too.
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michellez2018
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Claudia600616 | Reviewed this property |
Actually my husband remembers that it was $5... The fort is 10 min walk uphill from the Fish Fry/ Junkanoo Beach...
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travel2where2016
January 17, 2016|
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Response from 901jareds | Reviewed this property |
I believe it opens at 9:00am. The entrance closes at 4:00pm, but you can stay inside until 5:00pm.
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