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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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1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-1039
+1 912-232-3945
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by this historic landmark during our time in Savannah. The fort is located off the beaten path and the road getting there looked a little sketchy. But don't be fooled! Our historical reinacter, Aaron Bradford, was phenomenal! This through and energetic presentation made...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit. The staff puts on a GREAT presentation and they really do fire a small (sounds really BIG) canon.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was probably our favorite stop in Savannah. The fort is beautiful and on the water only about 15 min from historic downtown. The fort is one of the best I’ve seen as far as authenticity and information. Aaron was the soldier who gave us...More

1  Thank Brittany P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you have a tour guide take you around. They are very informative and it is exciting when you get to see and hear a live cannon fired off. The history alone about Old Fort Jackson was very interesting.

Thank catprincess77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit to Old fort Jackson and the very young guy who despite the fact that we were the only visitors, went to the trouble of telling us the history of the fort and even doing the cannon firing. The fort is in...More

Thank Kcabrera74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fort to visit. The staff was so informative! We were here during Veterans Day festivities, FABULOUS!!

Thank nanasue2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort is one of the less impressive I have seen. If you have extra time in your schedule, make the trip. If you don't, I would recommend visiting Fort Pulaski instead. If you do go to Fort Jackson, make sure to attend the talk...More

Thank Hnforshee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive prior to the cannon demonstration by the river at which they fire as a tourist steamship passes. Stand so that you can get a photo as the blast - a blank, of course - bursts towards the ship. It looks as though it is...More

Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this fort with friends and had the extra bonus as the local arts college had a class there working on sound recordings. Great guides added to the experience.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is interesting and there are lots of things to look at. It’s a good stop if you have some extra time.

Thank Courtney T
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30 June 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.
14 June 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.
25 April 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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