Steeple Building

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What began as a Lutheran Church is now a museum called the Steeple Building detailing, among other important topics, the history of the slave trade on St. Croix.


Exhibits at the Steeple Building include ancient Indian artifacts, Victorian and Danish architecture, and a study of the plantation era with a great deal of emphasis on the slave industry.

Staying Close

Steeple Building is located in downtown Christiansted, which means visitors to this region of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy access to this museum during their visit. There are several hotels situated in the area surrounding Steeple Building.

Hotels near Steeple Building
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
King Christian Hotel Hotel St. Croix 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) NW
Hotel Caravelle Hotel St. Croix 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) W
Hotel on the Cay Hotel Protestant Cay 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) N
Holger Danske Hotel Hotel St. Croix 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) W
Club Comanche Hotel St. Croix 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) W
Carringtons Inn Hotel St. Croix 1.0 mi. (1.6 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

If you find yourself hungry after spending time in the museum, no problem -- you'll find an impressive spread dining options within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby eatery is Bistro Cafe, a wonderful eatery to have a bite to eat at on your way to spending some time at this museum. It's only around less than a hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop by and dig in! Twin City Coffeehouse and Galangal offer additional refreshment choices nearby. At Galangal you and your companions will be able to try a bit of Thai cuisine and experience the flavors of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

The museum is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


$3(USD) is the cost of entry for the Steeple Building.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 773-1460


Location: 2100 Church Street, Christiansted, St. Croix


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