Cinnamon Bay Archeology (Past to Present)

Maritime Exhibit Cinnamon Bay
Learn about the history of St. John from the arrival of humans (about 840 BC), through plantation and maritime eras to present. The archaeological exhibits surround the laboratory within a preserved 17th century structure. The exhibits chronicle the island's heritage as uncovered in the archaeological record. Read about the 1733 slave revolt and the take-over of the islands, Post-Emancipation, maritime history and more. Learn more by talking with the archeologists while they work in the lab.

The time spent enjoying the exhibits and talking with the Archeologists and interns is entirly up to you. 

All ages are welcome

Cinnamon Bay is located about 4.3 miles from the Visitor Center. Just follow the North Shore Road. It can be reached by boat, car or taxi. 

No reservations required. 

Closed September and October

10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Accessibility Information

The concrete walkway from the parking area is 3-4 feet wide with gently sloping concrete surface. Stroller and wheelchair friendly.

Last updated: January 17, 2017