History & Culture

A statue in Cruz Bay, St. John depicts a formerly enslaved person celebrating emancipation.
The 1733 Akwamu Insurrection

Learn about the first successful insurrection in the Caribbean.

A pair of Bamboula dancers dressed in beautiful sky blue dresses perform to traditional drumming
Peoples of the Virgin Islands

St. John has been inhabited by humans for over 3000 years.

Among thickets of low scrub growth, stairs built of crumbling brick lead to ruins of an estate house

The legacy of St. John is written into our many historic sites.

A green hillside slopes from the right, ending at the white sand and turquoise water of Trunk Bay.
Places to Visit on St. John

Explore pristine beaches, scenic hiking trails, historic ruins, and much more.


Last updated: June 15, 2023

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Mailing Address:

1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830


340 776-6201
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