Fort Frederik, Frederiksted

History Museum · Museum
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. To find out how to plan a trip to St. Croix, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • We visited during June 2020 post COVID USVI reopening so unfortunately all governments attractions were closed on all three main islands; however you could still walk around and enjoy it from the...  more »
  • This fort could use some love. I hope that someday it gets the maintenance and face lift it desperately needs. Having said that, it has an interesting history, beautiful views and it only costs $5 to....  more »
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  • Beautiful but not active, need to be a more alive
  • A great place to view the sunset.
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