Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts

Set in a historic building on the Frederiksted waterfront, the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts) is not only a museum, but a cultural center at which local residents can enjoy arts and culture. Art classes are filled regularly, guest lecturers stop by for Q&As;, and many performances occur on CMCArts grounds.


CMCArts strives to collect and preserve original Caribbean artwork for locals as well as tourists to enjoy.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Frederiksted if you plan on visiting Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, as travelers to this region of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. With just a small number of hotels around the community within the vicinity of this museum, a small amount of tourist movement should be anticipated.

Hotels near Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Frederiksted Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.1 km) N
The Fred Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.1 km) S
Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel 0.7 mi. (1.2 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

There are multitudes of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood around this museum. The most frequented nearby eatery is Frederiksted Hotel, a wonderful restaurant to dine at before checking out this museum. Also within a short distance, you'll encounter eateries such as Napoleon's Pizza and Freedom City Restaurant where you and your group should be sure to try a bit of Caribbean fare and enjoy the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

Museum hours are Thursday-Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm and by appointment. In addition, the museum us always open if there is a cruise ship in port.


Admission into the museum is free, though you can always donate money, as well as purchase an annual membership for $35 per person or $70 per couple, which gives you 10% off at the gift shop and rentals.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 772-2622

Location: 10 Strand Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix


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