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Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum

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20 Bernard Rd, Ingalls Road, Hampton, VA 23651
+1 757-788-3391
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Visiting our son

This was a awesome site to visit and do walking and observing history. The facility and material... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lendel B
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Wonderful Historic Site

It’s a new national park area with limited facilities but plans for additional facilities and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tbowers42
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20 Bernard Rd, Ingalls Road, Hampton, VA 23651
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a awesome site to visit and do walking and observing history. The facility and material were awesome. Well worth the visit

Thank Lendel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a new national park area with limited facilities but plans for additional facilities and services. Fort Algernourne, the first fortification on the site, was constructed in 1609 to defend the Jamestown settlement that had been built two years earlier. It and subsequent forts were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is interesting for its history of Fort Monroe, along with "visits" from Edgar Allan Poe and Jefferson Davis, but it's fascinating when it talks about slavery. I had no idea that the first slaves landed in the area, nor that the first blanket...More

Thank meg2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen this place, we thought. Hadn't seen but a tiny bit from the freeway. Took a day trip to go here and to see the museum. Utterly fantastic. You can take a walking tour but it was too hot the day we were...More

Thank 42dave2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we arrived in the late afternoon and the museum itself had already closed, we strolled around the outside areas for a few hours. The signs and markers were well placed and so informative. We were able to walk both above and below the walls...More

Thank marycarol4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very impressive historic site! I was amazed with how well the history is preserved at this site. It is the most intact of the older forts that I have visited, and is well represented by the staff. The entrance is very narrow,...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible Fort for military and history buffs. The Casemate museum give a clear very well done history of the fort. Excellent exhibits with terrific tour guides. The historical points throughout the Fort are amazing. I encourage everyone with a thirst for knowledge to go there.

Thank Len R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place for history. And the nature around is very beautiful and the sight over the ocean is absolutely wonderful.

Thank Mar-Am-Chr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a teenager and 9 year olds. Everyone was completely engaged while visiting. You can drive into the fort but be aware there is a size limit due to the stone opening - our full size sierra pickup barely fit. It was very interesting...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing piece of history. A hidden treasure. Old fort with dramatic views of the water ( not sure if river, bay, not from the area and confluences of water are everywhere in the region). The old houses and the casemate building are truly amazing the...More

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