Amazing history in an amazing location. This place is quite a gem. The old fort and surrounding grounds take about 1 1/2 - 2 hrs to tour. It is self guided so you can spend as... read more
Fort Morgan is a masonry fortification built by the United States to...
Fort Morgan is a masonry fortification built by the United States to protect the entrance of Mobile Bay. Construction began in 1819 and was completed in 1834. Site of the Battle of Mobile Bay and a near two week siege in 1864,interpretation focuses primarily upon the Civil War; however, the fortification was modified and used in the Spanish American War, World War I and World War II.
Please note that at this time some areas of the fort are closed for restoration. We apologize for any inconvenience that this necessary work may cause you.
A small museum on site interprets the high points of the site's history and contains a small gift shop. The beaches that surround the point are a popular fishing destination for shore fishing. A boat launch is also located on the site as well as the landing for the Mobile Bay Ferry.
Hours of Operation:
Grounds are open 8:00 - 5:00 Central Time
Museum is open 9:00 - 4:30 Central Time
Museum and Grounds are closed for holiday observance November 27-28, 2014, December 25-26, 2014, and January 1, 2015.
$7.00 per Adult
$5.00 per Senior
$4.00 per Child
Military are free with proper identification.