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Fort Trumbull State Park

90 Walbach St, New London, CT 06320-5507
+1 860-444-7591
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Great place to visit!

Great views of the boats coming in and out of the river. Nicely kept grounds. Good walking area... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Debbie B
Great views & a lot of history

Fort Trumbull is rich with history. Though none of the original fortifications from the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Allen21096
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90 Walbach St, New London, CT 06320-5507
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great views of the boats coming in and out of the river. Nicely kept grounds. Good walking area. Has facilities also.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Fort Trumbull is rich with history. Though none of the original fortifications from the Revolutionary War still stand, there is one blockhouse that does date back to 1786. The current fort was built between 1839 and 1852 and much of it has been beautifully restored....More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Fort Trumbull has history, massive lawns and great views of the Thames River in New London. Visit the structure, have a picnic, fish off the pier and enjoy the view. There is a visitor center, a tour of the fort ($) and the Friends of...More

Thank Hickyburn
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've lived in the area a long time but really hadn't explored Fort Trumbull. It's fascinating. It has so much history! The rooms inside the Fort have been newly reorganized. There is a fee for the Visitor's Center but definitely worth it. Be sure to...More

1  Thank Marian G
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Well worth a visit. Located on the banks of the Thames River with wonderful views of Long Island Sound and Electric Boat. Great place to walk and relax. An imposing fortress with a long history. Bring your camera, dog on a leash and enjoy. The...More

1  Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The fort was closed for the season but were able to walk around the grounds. The fort is still intact and the area around the fort is a nice little walk.

Thank Mailman69
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Please visit this park, I have lived in New London and truely wish I starting going there a long time ago! Great for walking and admiring the water!

Thank n9
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a Revolutionary War fort rebuilt in the 1800s that served several different purposes until the late 1900s. The fort is well preserved and the museum has a good video and lot of great exhibits with interesting details depicting the events tied to the...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A quiet place to visit, walk or picnic. See the inside of the fort for a small fee. Outside access is free.

1  Thank bonniep592
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Learning about the history of the fort was very interesting -from Revolutionary era through cold war it. It seems to be a place that was always a little bit behind the curve and underutilized or perhaps a bit of a boondoggle, but the massive stone...More

Thank travlelf
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kagoodrum
23 June 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
I always see kids there and they seem to be having fun. They usually climbing on the cannons outside and as was said previously, plenty of places to run around including a big hill.
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Ann S
7 November 2016|
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Response from Victor B | Reviewed this property |
Go on line and read the history b/4 you go. It is never closed except for the small visitors museum. Walk the battlefield, take in the view and remember the patriots who died there defending liberty and freedom from an... More
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