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Old Fort Jackson

1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-1039
+1 912-232-3945
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The state's oldest remaining fort dates back to 1808 and includes a number of Civil War and other military exhibits. Daily cannon firing programs are offered at 11:00am and 2:00pm.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-1039
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Reviewed yesterday

When in Savannah, you have to go to Old Fort Jackson especially if you have children! There is an interactive history presentation that gets the audience involved in it! We watched as Aaron Bradford used children from the audience to demonstrate how signals were sent...More

Thank _jodyb3317
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This old fort is very close to Savannah on the way to Tybee Island. It is well preserved. The staff / re-enactors are knowledgeable. There are cannon firings twice daily.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Fort is well maintained and offers excellent live history lessons and cannon firing--using volunteers visiting the Fort. There are also a number of displays to view as you walk through the Fort. A fun experience that only take 1-2 hours.

Thank Ccino
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed learning about how Fort Jackson played a part in Savannah's history from Mr. McDonough, our presenter. He made our trip memorable!

Thank wvufans2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We got to see 2 cannons fired on our tour. The guide kept it fun and interesting using volunteers, and the audience. Excellent for all ages. I definitely recommend when visiting Savannah.

Thank kristennora
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fort is well-maintained and is interesting. If, however, you're expecting a big fort with a lot to do and see, you might be disappointed. It's rather small with not much to do, but I still enjoyed learning about the history of Old Fort Jackson....More

Thank SugarLandExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Fort Jackson was terrific. The gentleman doing the revolutionary war reenactment was very knowledgeable and kept us all laughing. He fired flint lock muskets and also fired a live cannon. My 10 yr old had a blast. If you are into history...More

Thank WayneP771
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this as part of our see 3 pass for different savannah locations. I definitely recommend that deal it's the best value. I wasn't expecting much from this site but we had a great time. Beautiful views of boats passing, lots of interesting exhibits/artifacts,...More

Thank MRSJRollins
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot the day we went but enjoyed seeing the cannon being shot. Not much else to view there.

Thank aatask
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well maintained and we go to see and hear a cannon being fired. What a treat! This is a must stop for a history buff!

Thank Linda B
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asb10989
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Cannon firing presentations include a history of the site and its significance. When kids visit, we try to make our programming as interactive as possible, including mock drill and marching.
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vnevey
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer R | Property representative |
Hello, Admission is $8 +tax for adults, and $4 +tax for children (ages 2-12). Children under 2 are free.
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SuzR18
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer R | Property representative |
Unfortunately Old Fort Jackson is not accessible via public transportation. Guests without their own transportation have been know to utilize Uber or a taxi service to visit our site.
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