We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
COVID-19 Update:To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures. Please consult government travel advisories before booking. More information can be found here.
Get the full experience and book a tour
Portrait Photographer
$375.00 per adult
523Reviews6Q&A
Traveler rating
  • 379
  • 132
  • 12
  • 0
  • 0
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
The museum is very informative and the gift shop is first rate. The fort was nearly empty. I would go back in the Winter to beat the crowds.
Read more
Fort Macon offers hiking and running trails and great vistas from the beaches. In the summer it offers fireworks and historical programs. Parking facilities are great. Just a short 3 mile ride from the main intersection in Atlantic Beach.
Read more
Volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. A few of the exhibits are being restored after the storms. Still a lot to see and do.
Read more
This has always been a favorite for me. I grew up about an hour from Atlantic Beach and Fort Macon was an easy and frequent day trip for my family. With the addition of the Visitor Center and museum, it is even better. When you visit, be sure to watch the short video for a full
Read more
Must see for history buffs. Walk around and imagine what it was like pre civil war. Take the guided tour and make sure you watch the short film. Educational and fun.
Read more
Previous
Frequently Asked Questions about Fort Macon