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Address: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-325-9186
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Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in...

Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.

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Interesting

Very cool piece of history and the story behind it. I think this is one we didn't actually go in but the tour guide was very knowledgeable about it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wendy B
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North Port, Florida
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North Port, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool piece of history and the story behind it. I think this is one we didn't actually go in but the tour guide was very knowledgeable about it.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Neat stop on our Cruise Excursion into The Bahamas. Our Guide was great with our Kids (age 10 & 6). Fascinating place to show Kids history of a different country & culture. Great view of the island. Too many tacky gift carts at entrance. But overall a great stop.

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Thank camista2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the guided tour of the fort. Guide was knowledgeable and entry was $1.08 per person. Yes, a buck eight! After tour you can spend more time revisiting the various Rooms and displays and read up in more detail. Good views of the island, cruise ships, etc from the fort.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one place where I don't feel you need to hire the local tour guides unless you want to save yourself some time since I suspect they'll explain the important stuff faster than you can read everything. There's actually quite a bit of signage that explains everything you're seeing and the information is surprisingly thorough. Definitely much more to... More 

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Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

This Fort is very interesting. It shows how it is to be in the military a very long time ago. It is cramped in some areas so be prepared to duck.

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Boston,MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

I didn't realize there would be so much to read and learn about the fort. The displays were excellently done and gave a great deal of information about the fort. We walked around by ourselves which was just fine though I'm sure going on a tour with a guide would have been enjoyable as well. The fort has a number... More 

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Lakeland, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

The fort is the largest on the islands. It's British-colonial in style, and was built out of limestone in the late 18th century. It has a moat, dungeons and 42 cannons. It has never been used in battle. It sits on a hill overlooking Nassau. Guide yourself through the structure at your own pace or pay a guide in tips.... More 

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Bronson, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Great view several forts that are interconnected. Takes about an hour avaike yourself of the tour guide that works for tips as soon as you walk in. Great exposure to life in a fort

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

If you're interested in historical sites, this one is worth a visit. The park employee that gave us a tour was friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful views of the harbor from the top of the fort as well.

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Thank Amy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

This place has epic views of the island as well as interesting historical tidbits. It was a fun history lesson.

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