The Lutheran Church

Originally the Danish Reformed Church on St. Croix, this building was built in 1744 and sold to the Lutherans in 1831, who made this their main church on the island. Today, the church is known for being one of the oldest Lutheran Churches in U.S. territory.

What to Expect

Guests are welcome to come view the Danish architecture, and peek in the windows at the Lutheran Church. Inside, you will see memorial plaques and artifacts from Denmark.

Set just off of Main Street, the Lutheran Church features a breathtaking antique chandelier and sweeping stairway that is reminiscent of Georgian-style architecture.

Staying Close

Consider staying in downtown Christiansted if you plan on visiting The Lutheran Church, as visitors to this area of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their time there. While this location isn't swarming with tourists, you will still find a good selection of lodging options to pick from.

Hotels near The Lutheran Church
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Club Comanche Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) N
Company House Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) ENE
King Christian Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) NNE
Caravelle Hotel & Casino Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) NW
Holger Danske Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Hotel on the Cay Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Carringtons Inn Hotel 0.9 mi. (1.6 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. The most proximate restaurant is Uptown Eatery, a great location to fill up at before spending some time at this historical site. Uptown Eatery is a brief distance off, but far enough that you may want to plan on taking advantage of a particular means of transport to get there. Also within reach, you and your party will have options including Common Cents Pub and Zion Modern Kitchen where you and your companions can try a bit of American cuisine and experience the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for The Lutheran Church are not readily available, meaning your top option is phoning ahead to ensure the property is open to visitors when you mean to make an appearance.


It is free to visit and even worship at the Lutheran Church.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 773-1460

Location: King Street, downtown Christiansted, St. Croix




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