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Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Fort Pulaski National Monument has one of the best preserved nineteenth century masonry fortifications in the United States. It was also the site of a major artillery duel during the Civil War that saw the first major use of rifled artillery in...more
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Fort Pulaski Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31410-0757
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is evident that there is English influence here with the moat, drawbridge and gate. Almost like you stepped back in time. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable. It really reminds you of how far we have come over the years in military experience. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gene H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having graduated from a military college, military tactics have always giving me the advantage in buffet lines, but I got more than that out of it. It also instilled within me a love of military history and military fortifications. When traveling I never miss visiting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An educational and interesting place to visit. There is a lot of information about the Civil War as well as equipment and weaponry from that time period. You can go to the top of the fort for some beautiful views of the river and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank canmom1208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great site to tour if you are a Civil War buff. Military science was explained in the video shown at the Visitors Center. Be ready to pay an entrance fee if you do not have a National Park Visitors Pass. A must see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly well preserved fort from the past. The grounds are maintained really nicely, and the entire area is free to roam around. You could easily spend 2-3 hours there before you've seen everything. Don't forget to walk some of the paths through the woods to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Taylor V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out from Savannah to Ft Pulaski on a Saturday morning. Due to the tides, we got stuck for about 30 mins waiting for the water to recede. We got in free with our military park pass. The 15 min video at the visitor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LazerKat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed visiting here a lot. Love seeing how our ancestors lived, survived, fought battles. Very nice people, even a cannonball firing exhibition. Very clean, fun place. Even an over priced gift shop lol.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kb5659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a blast (literally!)! My three year old and I went to see the fort. The rein-actors were amazing and answered questions. The canon showing was amazing and we both enjoyed it. Keep up the amazing work!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JessicaClements
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this fort. As a photographer I want to find the unusual situation and enjoy spending time exploring and contrasting Civil War era forts. Certainly in better shape than Fort Sumter. Great for the history and impressive views

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 835alanp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide really brought this place to life. Its military history is interesting — and as a feat of engineering, it boggles the mind. Our guide explained both these aspects well and thoroughly answered the many questions lobbed at him. The intro video at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Val M
August 4, 2018|
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$7 per person 16 and up. Free under 16
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February 7, 2017|
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The main road goes right past Fort Pulaski on the way back from Tybee Island and what has historically been called Savannah Beach...to Savannah....and the restored lighthouse is right across from North Beach on Tybee...no... More
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Fort Pulaski is now open for visitors again.
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