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Fantastic museum.

I have been to this museum many times and still enjoy walking through it. One of the best free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hampton, Virginia
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Casemate Museum: Hidden Treasure for “War Between The States” buffs. Free admission and free adjacent parking!

Right in the “heart of the Confederacy” For Monroe sustained itsel as a Union Outpost. Never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nodak B
Randallstown, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this museum many times and still enjoy walking through it. One of the best free museums I have seen. Very educational.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the “heart of the Confederacy” For Monroe sustained itsel as a Union Outpost. Never fallin, now was it ever directly attacked. Off of its shores lies Hampton Roads..the body of water at the southernmost reaches of the Chesapeake Bay and the confluence of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nodak B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never have I heard anything about Ft Monroe until I was brought to it. The walk around the wall was worth it. The Jefferson Davis Park is there (surprised nobody has torn down the sign and protested it yet). From the walls you get a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank IndianaLady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE found the Casemate museum and Fort Monroe in general a very interesting place, and a very enjoyable visit! Living in the area, We always wanted to visit the Fort and had no idea how interesting it is. We will surely go back and visit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StevenK886
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This well kept secret is an amazing place to visit. History greets you here around every corner. A moat and museum awaits you here. A marina and retirement home inside the post. Several nice restaurants, coffee shop and brewery as well as a beautiful beach....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

The museum is located in the actual space used by the soldiers. It was fascinating to see where and how they lived.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jlbcole
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Totally free, Fort Monroe is a great history lesson. Interesting exhibits and stories of Civil War. Definitely worth the drive. We spent a couple hours walking through, very interesting for kids also. So much new information that you don’t necessarily learn in school. This year...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MJE2013_13
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Like so much in Hampton this is high quality without the crowds and stuffiness of DC and Williamsburg. Kids can explore a historical fort. You could explore for one hour or a whole day. I listed 2-3 hours but if I had younger kids, I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

I have passed this place many times and never stopped. What a treasure! There was so much to see walking around and the history in the museum was well displayed and would love to visit again!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Barbara O
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We drove over the moat and through the wall into a world that has survived centuries with beautiful old homes, curious bunker installations, and a very interesting museum. The museum’s modest entrance opened slowly into room after room of exhibits about the history of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Mrs-Mr-Wiggles | Reviewed this property |
properly papered service dogs cannot be refused. regular fur babies and emotional support animals are not allowed inside the museum.
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Response from Jane G | Reviewed this property |
It's free. You are able to make a donation if you like.
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No fee, you can donate as much as you wish.