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.

Fort Charles dispenses to guests a distinguishing look into the way the people of Jamaica view the topic. As with many museums, Fort Charles is home to mainly standard displays, consisting of the exhibits that continuously bring new patrons in.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Port Royal if you plan on visiting Fort Charles, since visitors to this region of Jamaica will be pleased to have easy access to this museum during their time there. If you wish to find a place near this museum, you'll have a decent selection of hotels to choose from in the area.

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

Fort Charles guests will have access to one or two recreational opportunities like working on their golf game and heading to the beach within traveling distance. Museum guests with a keen interest in golf can do so at the nearest course, Caymanas Golf Club. Many days can also be filled with time at Maiden Cay Beach, the nearest beach. On top of that, your group will have a chance to run into a couple other golf and beach choices in the region. Since museum visitors will also be near the option of at least one indoor site, the surrounding area is a fun area of Jamaica to visit. The nearest indoor attraction to this museum is Port Royal, which you can find a short distance away.


Operating Hours

The operating hours for the museum aren't readily available, meaning that your group's top chance at success is calling early to ensure the attraction will be open for business during the time you and your party have plans to stop by.


The cost of admission is $4(USD).

Contact Information

Phone Number: (876) 967-8438

Location: Kingston, Jamaica


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