Haagensen House

Originally built towards the end of the 19th century, Haagensen House was owned by Danish businessman Hans Haagensen. Today, the building has been restored and features a number of items original to the home for visitors to enjoy.

What to Expect

See what life was like for the wealthy in the early days of St. Croix with a tour of Haagensen House. Each room is furnished from the period that the home was originally built and features a wealth of memorabilia.

Wrought=iron balconies and rows of shuttered windows are what make this property's exterior so memorable.

Staying Close

Haagensen House is located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, which means guests staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will have easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. Despite the fact that the area isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a sizable number of lodging options to choose from.

Hotels near Haagensen House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) NNW
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B -- --
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel -- --
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.1 mi. (1.4 km) E
The Crystal Palace B & B -- --
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast B & B -- --
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are a couple of convenient alfresco options to get in on during down time, when you and your group are not touring Haagensen House . Museum patrons interested in testing their skills on the golf course can do so at the nearest course, Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, think about heading over to Magens Bay, which is the closest coastline to visit. Although the selection isn't overly extensive, a few other comparable outdoor options can be reached from Haagensen House . Guests will discover additional other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general vicinity. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are another pair of interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Educators Park and Ninety-Nine Steps.

Information

Operating Hours

Haagensen House is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. between the months of October and May.

If you plan on visiting Haagensen House between the months of June and September, you will have to make an appointment for a private tour. The property is otherwise closed.

Payment

A guided tour of Haagensen House is $20(USD), but visitors can explore the home on their own for $15(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 776-1234 Or (340) 776-1829

Location: Government Hill, downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

 

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