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“A nice visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Old Fort Western

Old Fort Western
16 Cony Street, Augusta, ME
207-626-2385
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Augusta
Type: Historic Sites, Military Bases/ Facilities, Cultural
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Owner description: Home of the country's oldest wooden garrison building, built in 1754, Old Fort Western is a living history museum offering tours to groups and individuals, engaging hands-on activities and unique interactive experiences involving the history of the Kennebec Valley and New England during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A nice visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

There is not that much to see and the kids were not allowed to explore on their own. You have a guided tour which lasts about 1 hour. It is interesting but not great for children. The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Monroe, NC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Super place to visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

My family really enjoyed this site. Our tour guide was so great with my son and allowed him to touch and experience many of the canons, guns and old store items. In my opinion this was one of the "must sees" of my big tour of New England.

Visited June 2012
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Winslow, Maine, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Historic visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The workers are wonderful at tell the history of Fort Western. Their information is easy to understand and they work well with children in the group.

Visited May 2012
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Somersworth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great place for the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Great place to visit with the family especially during the summer.

Visited December 2011
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chelsea,me
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355 reviews 355 reviews
35 attraction reviews
Reviews in 78 cities Reviews in 78 cities
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“ok for kids”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

needs a littel work but do do a good job on the history.great for kids

Visited December 2011
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