Estate Whim Plantation Museum, St. Croix
Estate Whim Plantation Museum, St. CroixThe Estate Whim Plantation Museum, billed as the only sugar plantation museum in the Virgin Islands, is set on magnificently landscaped grounds occupying 12 acres of what was formerly a 150-acre property. The restored early-18th-century buildings include a great house, fully restored windmill, and sugar-factory ruins that are open to visitors and can be toured alone or with a docent. Sugarcane still grows in one of the plantation gardens.
Estate Whim Museum
Step back in time with a visit to this restored sugar plantation. The historic site, set among rolling hills just outside of Frederiksted, encompasses a stone windmill, cookhouse and slave quarters. The Great House, a coral-walled structure built in the 1760s, is home to a museum, with antique furniture, china, silverware and artwork.