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Address: 15 Coot Pond Rd, St. George, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441-297-1920
Description: Fort turned history museum, featuring an exhibit called "Highlights in...
Fort turned history museum, featuring an exhibit called "Highlights in Bermuda's History."
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Fort St. Catherine was #1 on our list of things to do in St. George. My boyfriend and I were excited that we finally spotted it in the distance from Tobacco Bay. As we got closer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Natick, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fort St. Catherine was #1 on our list of things to do in St. George. My boyfriend and I were excited that we finally spotted it in the distance from Tobacco Bay. As we got closer we decided to cross Coot's Cove and swim to the other side to approach the fort. My boyfriend cut his knee on a rock... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Fort St. Catherine is chock-full of history spanning centuries, and is a great way to learn about the strategic military significance of Bermuda to the British, as well as lesser-known periods including the American Civil War and the two World Wars. You get to see the inner working of the fort as well as the view from up top where... More 

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Goderich, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Although it wasn't open, we could walk around the outside and see the views. We got dropped off by taxi and then walked back into St George - it's a hike but worth it.

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Grand Bend, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This fort is in nice shape. Looks hardly used. LOL Kidding aside. Go here for a nice stroll and some beautiful views. If you cannot find the place there are lots of locals that will help you.

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Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This museum truly tells the history of Bermuda. We were amazed to see that we were the only people in the museum at our time of visit, as we expected cruiseship crowds and other tourists. The museum charge is $7 - very decent price. There is no guide in the museum (which we really liked as I can't stand boring... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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96 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Of the very large number of forts in Bermuda this must be the one which most clearly explains the development of these forts and how they functioned. Amongst the fascinating and informative exhibits, the underground walk through the magazines, explaining the precautions taken against any sparks, is very interesting. The guns at the fort include some with no relationship to... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice views down the coast but with its not a lot to see when it is closed, which it was for our time in Bermuda. Having an attraction closed on a Saturday between Xmas and New Years would be unthinkable in most warm weather destinations. (It was also closed Xmas, Boxing Day, Saturday and Sunday.). Otherwise, and easy scooter drive... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Unfortunately, we were unable to enter the fort as it was closed because of hurricane damage. From what we could see and read it would be a great sight to visit.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
65 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have a thing about visiting forts and have done so around the world so I took the opportunity to visit most of the forts in Bermuda on a recent trip. Fort St. Catherine not only has the best location, it is by far the best preserved of all the forts in Bermuda. The entrance fee of $7.00 might seem... More 

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Waynesboro, Va.
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123 reviews 123 reviews
14 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This one one of a series of old forts around the St. George's area and the best of the lot. You have the opportunity to see the inner workings and various storage areas, etc during your tour. Also, there are a number of interesting displays to see. It's just adjacent yo Tobacco Bay which is an excellent swimming and snorkeling... More 

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