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Fort Morgan State Historic Site

110 State Highway 180, Fort Morgan, AL 36542-7802
+1 251-540-7127
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Fishing

Had a great time fishing near Fort Morgan. Wind was blowing a bit but the view was great. Star fish... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
trutekinc
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West Fork
via mobile
History, beautiful views and much needed exercise!

After a couple of days of chillaxing on the beach we picked an overcast morning to visit the Fort... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leigh Ann W
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (78 reviews)
“mobile bay” (56 reviews)
“small museum” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 State Highway 180, Fort Morgan, AL 36542-7802
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time fishing near Fort Morgan. Wind was blowing a bit but the view was great. Star fish all over the place

Thank trutekinc
Reviewed 5 days ago

After a couple of days of chillaxing on the beach we picked an overcast morning to visit the Fort. So glad we did. I suggest starting at the museum and taking the time to learn a bit about the site first. The fort is a...More

Thank Leigh Ann W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its always fun to explore local historic sites. The Fort is in great condition. Did not care for the cost.

Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second trip in 2 years! Love this place. Nothing here is a replica...it's the real thing. We were going to cross on the ferry but due to bad weather we decided to stay in the safest place around, FORT MORGAN! Totally entertaining to visit....a must...More

Thank billfwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drive along Fort Morgan road is approximately 19 miles. It is a beautiful ride there with a few spots for taking photos. There is a miminal entry fee at the entrance gate. Nice museum and gift shop with unique items; be sure to stop...More

Thank Gabby B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fort is located as soon as you get off the ferry traveling from Dauphin Island to Gulf Shores. There is an entrance fee, museum, public restrooms and souvenirs. There are steps and some steep walking areas so I wouldn't advise those with walkers or...More

Thank Alm16advisor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our kids today since the weather wasn't good for the beach. My husband and son loved it. Personally, I thought it was neat but that there wasn't much to see. Once you have walked in one dark room they are all kind of...More

Thank amullins77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great site with lots of history. However, the signs and grounds are very dated (weather-worn, barely readable). The buildings look like they are in the process of decay. Could use a lot more work to get this up to snuff to engage casual visitors, but...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting destination at the end of a very long road. Very dated however. The state needs to spend a little money to update the museum with a video movie telling the history of the location. There is great history here it just needs a more...More

Thank charlesdonnal
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This fort is amazing in that the structure were built in 1833. It was used strategically in Civil War in Battle of Mobile. This is where Admiral David G Farragut gave his legendary order "Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead." Also used in WWI and...More

Thank Pam B
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Mike P
Are cannons fired on Tuesdays
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Guy S | Reviewed this property |
We were unable to attend the Tuesday re-enactment due to torrential rains, so I don't know. Sorry.
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TexasTravler1964
How much time do you need till tour the fort?
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Jill B | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 2-3 hours there, but we are slow goers.
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shell2008
Did you go to the Tuesday night reenactment events?
June 7, 2016|
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Response from Campfiver | Reviewed this property |
no we didn't
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