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Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum

20 Bernard Rd, Ingalls Road, Hampton, VA 23651-1004
+1 757-788-3391
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Great time

We really enjoyed ourselves and learned a lot . Very impressive and very old fort. We were able to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gwebb765
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Greencastle, Indiana
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Family fun

Great place to visit loved it very interesting I learned a lot from this place wished I lived... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bonnieoler
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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LOCATION
20 Bernard Rd, Ingalls Road, Hampton, VA 23651-1004
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+1 757-788-3391
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed ourselves and learned a lot . Very impressive and very old fort. We were able to walk around the top of the whole fort

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit loved it very interesting I learned a lot from this place wished I lived closer because I would come back again we all loved it

Thank bonnieoler
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a walk thru museum inside the Fort Monroe Fort's Wall. Alot of great facts about the Fort and why it was the "Freedom Fortress" for Slaves.

Thank Jen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to spend at least 2 hours or more. Built on the spot of Old Point Comfort the fort has seen many changes over the years. The first Africans brought to North America arrived here in 1619. Lt. Robert E. Lee was responsible...More

1  Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum tell the story of this massive fort on which construction began in 1819 but was not completed until 1861. Inside the museum are information plaques about life at the fort from it's beginning & throughout it's life till the present. Many uniforms, tools,...More

1  Thank Zeke T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with the Musuem. There were very few hands on displays, although each room had life size displays from the time period and my boys were interested in each and every one. Lots of information and all of it well displayed. I...More

1  Thank Melyssa E
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I wish I had more time inside. Who knew Edgar Allen Poe? Seeing how the housing was set up inside the casements is a bonus.

Thank Susan Q
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Life in the 21st Century is filled with echoes of the Civil War and its issues. 2018 continues the ideological battles housed in Civil War thinking about class distinctions and the role of women. Fort Monroe is the largest stone fort ever built in the...More

1  Thank 510dele
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

There is not that much to do in Hampton so it was a good time killer before my group left. Definitely learned a few things and it was free so that was a plus.

Thank matthewmV3026XW
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

At first, you may think of it as one of those boring museums that have the same old same old. This museum is not like that at all. Instead, it gives a great history of Fort Monroe.

2  Thank JohnBCowgill
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Marylandboatman
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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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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.
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