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    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

Indoor Activities

Historic room setting

Using self-guided brochures, you can tour the museums at Fort Christianvaern, the Steeple Building and the Scale House located at the Christiansted National Historical Site. Visit the Bookstore in the old Scale House to purchase books, postcards, and educational materials

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Fort Christianvaern

Fort Christiansvaern (“Christian’s Defense”) was named in honor of King Christian VI of Denmark and Norway. Its design was based on standardized European military architecture and it took hundreds of enslaved Africans and Danish Military 11 years to build.