Fort Charles

Fort Charles

Fort Charles

Parish: Kingston

The first fort to be erected in Port Royal was Fort Charles. It was built in the late 1650-60 and was originally called Fort Cromwell but was renamed Fort Charles. The fort underwent several changes between 1656 -1670. In 1667, the fort had 36 guns and by 1765 it had 104 guns and a garrison with 500 men.

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Monday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Tuesday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Wednesday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Thursday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Friday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Saturday: 09:00am -05:00pm
  • Closed: (Good Friday & Christmas Day)

Admission/ Tour

Our Valued Customers…Due to the Increase in Operating Cost it Has Become Necessary to Increase the Cost of Guided Tours with Effect June 11, 2017
  • Local Adults ….. $600.00
  • Foreign Adults …… US$15.00
  • Local Children …..$300.00
  • Foreign Children ……US$8.00
  • Students (Primary/Secondary) $250.00
  • Tertiary Students/Teachers …..$500.00

Town Tour

  • Local Adult …..$1500.00
  • Foreign Adult …..US$20.00
  • Local Children …..$800.00
  • Foreign Children …..US$10.00
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