Cruz Bay Battery

Once a fort that protected Cruz Bay since the late eighteenth century, the building now serves as government offices. However, the building itself is protected as a National Historic Site, and has a small museum inside.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in downtown Cruz Bay if you plan on visiting Cruz Bay Battery, since travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. There is a fair selection of lodgings around the neighborhood within the vicinity of this historical site.

Hotels near Cruz Bay Battery
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) SSE
Estate Lindholm B & B 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) NNE
Inn at Tamarind Court Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) SE
Hillcrest Guesthouse Guest house 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) S
Garden by the Sea B & B 0.3 mi. (0.6 km) S
St. John Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) SE
Coconut Coast Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.7 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

There are dozens of restaurants to pick from in the area nearby this historical site. The most convenient place to eat is Rhumb Lines, which serves Caribbean food. The restaurant is a small ways off, but removed enough that you will decide to arrange for taking advantage of a type of transport to arrive. Joe's Rum Hut and Cruz Bay Landing are some of the other restaurant options close to Cruz Bay Battery. At Cruz Bay Landing you and your companions can try a bit of American meals and experience the Virgin Islands culture.


Operating Hours

Visitors will be able to explore the public sections of the battery anytime between 10:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Contact Information

Location: Henry Samuel Street, downtown Cruz Bay, St. John


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