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Address: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-325-9186
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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in...

Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.

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More Than Meets the Eye

I didn't realize there would be so much to read and learn about the fort. The displays were excellently done and gave a great deal of information about the fort. We walked... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
EIKOOC
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Boston,MA
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Boston,MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't realize there would be so much to read and learn about the fort. The displays were excellently done and gave a great deal of information about the fort. We walked around by ourselves which was just fine though I'm sure going on a tour with a guide would have been enjoyable as well. The fort has a number... More 

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Lakeland, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fort is the largest on the islands. It's British-colonial in style, and was built out of limestone in the late 18th century. It has a moat, dungeons and 42 cannons. It has never been used in battle. It sits on a hill overlooking Nassau. Guide yourself through the structure at your own pace or pay a guide in tips.... More 

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Bronson, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view several forts that are interconnected. Takes about an hour avaike yourself of the tour guide that works for tips as soon as you walk in. Great exposure to life in a fort

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're interested in historical sites, this one is worth a visit. The park employee that gave us a tour was friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful views of the harbor from the top of the fort as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This place has epic views of the island as well as interesting historical tidbits. It was a fun history lesson.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Cost $1 + VAT per person to enter. Good view of nearby surroundings of Nassau. Boys might like the cannons. Other than that, not much to see or do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We walked to this fort from our hotel. Entrance fee was $2.15 for 2 people. We chose to explore on our own. Local guides are available for a small fee/tip. Breathtaking views and information await you. A small gift shop is available with limited local wares and cold drinks!

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I have been going to Nassau since 1982 and this was my first visit to Fort Charlotte. I wish I hadn't waited so long. It was really interesting. I learned many things that I wasn't aware of. I think everyone visiting Nassau should go here.

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We stopped in on a Sunday late afternoon when we were in Nassau. It is just over $1 per person. We got a free tour, and made sure to tip the guide. It overlooks the ocean, and offers beautiful views. It was neat to see the dungeons in the basement. We didn't spend very long here since they were closing... More 

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The fort has hardly been cleaned up so that as you go round you get a feel for how awful life must have been for the soldiers billeted there in the 18th and 19th centuries. The tour gives a lot of very interesting background to the history of New Providence and the Bahamas in general, eg Nassau is named after... More 

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