The Lutheran Church

Originally the Dutch 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 Dutch 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

The Lutheran Church is located in downtown Christiansted, ensuring those visiting this region of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Tourists will find several lodgings situated in the area surrounding this historical site.

Hotels near The Lutheran Church
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
King Christian Hotel Hotel St. Croix 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) NNE
Hotel Caravelle Hotel St. Croix 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) NW
Holger Danske Hotel Hotel St. Croix 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Club Comanche Hotel St. Croix 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) W
Hotel on the Cay Hotel Protestant Cay 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Carringtons Inn Hotel St. Croix 0.9 mi. (1.6 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

Spry vacationers may additionally be charmed by the region because of the opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Historic site patrons also hoping to play a round or two of golf should look into the nearest course, Buccaneer Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, you're not out of luck - head to Sugar Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Also, an additional selection of golf and beach attractions stand in the community. Historic site guests will find additional other local attractions in the vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find another pair of alluring attractions close by--Apothecary Hall and Government House.


Operating Hours

Give the historic site a call ahead of time for their operating hours.


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

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 773-1460



Location: King Street, Christiansted, St. Croix


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