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Seven Arches Museum and Gallery

Seven Arches Museum and Gallery Review

This restored 18th-century home is a striking example of classic Danish–West Indian architecture. There seem to be arches everywhere—seven to be exact—all supporting a "welcoming arms" staircase that leads to the second floor and the flower-framed front doorway. The Danish kitchen is a highlight: it's housed in a separate building away from the main house, as were all cooking facilities in the early days (for fire prevention). Inside the house you can see mahogany furnishings and gas lamps and brightly-colored abstract canvases painted by the museum's curator, a local artist.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Government Hill, 18A-B Dronningens Gade, three buildings east of Government House Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 00802
  • Phone: 340/774–9295
  • Cost: $5 donation
  • Hours: By appointment only
  • Website:
  • Location: Charlotte Amalie
Updated: 02-04-2013

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