Fort Frederik, Frederiksted

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#3 of 19 in Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
Witness a vital mid-18th century defense at Fort Frederik. The bright red fort was built in 1752 to ward off frequent pirate attacks. Today visitors can step inside to learn about St. Croix's local history and find art, photos, and information about the fort. Head to the courtyard, which features cannons facing the water, and take in views over the Caribbean Sea. You can plan St. Croix trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • The view from the parapith is great, Be sure to spend time in the very well furnished commodore's quarters on the second floor above the arch. Train a cannon on your ship via your camera. . The exhibi...  more »
  • My wife and I travel a lot and wherever we go, we look for forts to visit. Fort Fredrick is a beautiful fort. We had free rein to most areas of the fort. There was some sort of local holiday so the ex...  more »
  • Fort Frederick is a US National Park with the fort having a $5 entry fee. The rooms of the fort are filled with exhibits showing the history of St. Croix and the US Virgin Islands. Artifacts and displ...  more »
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  • Gave a couple of workshops here. Staff is great. No AC but it's a fort from 1670! Beautiful scenery. Some damage from hurricanes in 2017.
  • Nice history. Beautiful views. Employees were nice and helpful. Clean facilities. Worth the stop.
  • Absolutely worth going to see if you rented a car and are visiting the island. A little rougher around the edges than the other fort but in a state of arrested decay. Plenty of parking with a bit of a walk.
  • Nice site to visit. A lot of historical things to see and learn about.
  • The place is falling apart. Horrible and sad to see.
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