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Scale House

King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Historical site

Came here as a child on field trips while attending St. Mary's school, visited as a teenager and as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ana C
Christiansted, St. Croix
"weigh" too much fun.

We were greeted by one of the many chickens just running loose around the island, he only had one... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Boone, North Carolina
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King St., Christiansted, St. Croix
+1 340-773-1460
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here as a child on field trips while attending St. Mary's school, visited as a teenager and as an adult. Take my kids there to teach them the history. Please visit!!!!!!!

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were greeted by one of the many chickens just running loose around the island, he only had one feather on his tail. He welcomed us to this small open air room with this giant scale. It weighed a lot of things in years past,...More

1  Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This was a quick stop on our historical walking tour of Christiansted. It has a timeline for Alexander Hamilton and a reprint of the now infamous letter he wrote after the devastating hurricane on St. Croix. It is fascinating to read. Definitely worth the stop....More

1  Thank AshleeTC
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You would walk by this National Treasure and not know what it was until you look inside. History of the shipping trade in the 18-19th Centuries as well as the family tree of the James Hamilton Company.

1  Thank John V
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great small attraction with great history... full of chickens when I visited...made me laugh..small shop next door.

1  Thank nztaylor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We found this building to be interesting. Free to go inside and plenty to read. There is also an information desk and gift shop inside.

1  Thank 4girls4us
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a two room gig, but its right in the middle of the waterfront and my best emotional connection to the early days of Alex Hamilton.

1  Thank Jules J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a small building with a information and the scales inside to get a start to your walking history of Christiansted. Make a stop to see where ships coming into port make their first stop.

1  Thank traveltime92
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had no idea Alexander Hamilton was a St. Croix hometown boy. Plaque in scale house gave his entire background including his family tree and what happened to the rest of his family. A stop here at the end of the boardwalk was well worth the...More

1  Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

great part of the whole downtown area 1/2 day walking tour. located right near downtown, near fort & harbor. great history of the island.

1  Thank 2golfers2015
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