Fort Charles

Rightfully so, the Forst Charles Maritime Museum is housed in a building that once served as the headquarters for the British Royal Navy. Though the facility is small, there are plenty of relics on display, detailing the maritime history of the island. Of particular interest are scale models of ships, and a recreation of Horatio Nelson's private quarters.

Many patrons determine that it is necessary to understand as much surrounding the culture and history of the country they are visiting as is available, and this museum gives that occasion. Notable among the plentiful presentations at the museum, foreigners will enjoy a selection of permanent exhibits. These are this institution's enduring displays.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Port Royal if you plan on visiting Fort Charles, since travelers to this area of Jamaica will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. If you want to find a place near this museum, you'll enjoy a reasonable number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near Fort Charles
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Grand Port Royal Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (9.0 km) NE
Jamaica Pegasus Resort 4.6 mi. (2.0 km) NNE
Match Resort Cottage Cottages 4.9 mi. (2.1 km) NE
Villa Lilletha Hotel 4.9 mi. (2.1 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

Those visiting Fort Charles will be able to find a handful of outdoor activity options like hitting a few rounds of golf and taking to the coast without having to look very hard. Travelers who will enjoy showing their talents at the course, will be able to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Caymanas Golf Club. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, think about heading over to Maiden Cay Beach, which is the closest coastline to visit. Also, you will likely discover a couple other golf and beach opportunities in the vicinity. Luckily, you'll also be able to find at least one other place of interest within a short distance. The most nearby indoor place of interest to Fort Charles is Port Royal, which can be found a short distance away.


Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Fort Charles are not readily available, meaning that your group's top chance at success is calling ahead to ensure the attraction will be open to guests during the time you intend to visit.


The cost of admission is $4(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 967-8438

Location: Kingston, Jamaica


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