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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  • In my opinion none of that, but let's say that I was lucky because all over the island there were still signs of the hurricane of September
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  • This site is an old historic site. Looks nothing like the pictures online. Surrounding pier is nice and very close.  more »
  • It's a bite-sized bit of culture, well worth the $5 admission fee. There was photography, a room with info about the moko jumbie, a couple iguanas, a room with historic period furniture, in addition t...  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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