Fort Charlotte

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Built immediately after the American Revolution to reinforce the island, Fort Charlotte is a colonial fort that has never actually seen battle. Despite this, it stands today as a reminder that the Caribbean was not always the peaceful paradise it is today.


If you find your way to Fort Charlotte, you will able to tour it and take a look at its still mounted cannons, as well as learn of the British Colonialism on the island.

Staying Close

Fort Charlotte is located in Nassau, meaning those staying in this region of the Bahamas will have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. There are a respectable number of hotels in the neighborhood around this historical site.

Hotels near Fort Charlotte
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (5.0 km) E
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (5.0 km) E
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.8 mi. (4.9 km) E
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.8 mi. (4.7 km) E
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.9 mi. (4.8 km) E
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 2.9 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 3.0 mi. (4.5 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

There is a small collection of closely located out-of-doors options to engage in during down time, when you are not touring Fort Charlotte. Visitors who will enjoy testing their proficiency on the course, will be able to do so at the most convenient golfing facility, which is Albany Golf Course. Sunny moments can also be enjoyed at Junkanoo Beach, the most close-by beach. Additionally, your party may run into a few more golf and beach options in the region. Guests will discover additional interesting places out of the sun in this general vicinity. For those not wanting to have to travel a great distance, there are two additional places close-by you may find worth a visit--Ardastra Gardens and National Art Galley of The Bahamas.


Operating Hours

The fort offers tours from 8:00am until 4:00pm everyday.


For price of admission, call Fort Charlotte beforehand to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 325-9186

Location: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence


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