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Fort Barrancas

Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
+1 850-455-5167
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Located in the Pensacola Naval Station, this is the site of the first U.S. Naval yard that was built in 1821.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible day visiting the fort. Amazing to see the size and labyrinth of tunnels. In great shape too! Fun family trip.

Thank KLDallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by on a day, Tuesday or Wednesday, it was closed. So we just checked viewed the outside. It was neat seeing an old fort.

Thank Shanna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up on Tuesday with a bunch of other people and there was a homemade sign on the front that said "Closed Tuesday". Came back the next day, and a permanent sign was put up saying "Closed Wednesdays." Outside looked pretty cool, so we...More

Thank Miranda S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

this is on my list for out of town guests as the view gives such a clear explanation of the bay and surroundings, the tiny museum is very informative and the rangers are always friendly and helpful

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Interesting history at this well maintained fort. View from the highest points is beautiful. Inside the fort is cool even in the summer.

Thank pamelagay2015
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Fun little gem within the naval base. Loved that we could walk all over the fort, the hallways within the fort were pretty nifty and it was so interesting seeing the worn floors from the previous soldiers.

Thank Casey L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This isn't a plethora of information, but it's very open allowing you to walk around and explore. I've been a couple times and it's never crowded.

Thank John F
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The history here is pretty amazing, and the fort is well preserved. It took me about 45 minutes to walk the nature trail (which is nothing spectacular) and the fort (which is where you should focus your attention). Has a small but nice visitor center...More

Thank JStatler71
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited here on Veteran's Day. Pleasant day. Great for a Military History Lover. Took pictures beside the cannons used to defend Florida. Walked through the cells used to hold prisoners. Large area to cover. Some of the areas not good for well chair visitor. Great...More

Thank MarionLovesBeaches
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Was great to just walk around and be a small part of history. The atmosphere and the grounds were well kept and good way spend afternoon.

Thank Bamboo708
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Saaysaay
5 March 2017|
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Response from erica32paulk | Reviewed this property |
I went to both in the same day they are an hour apart and I would definitely choose Fort Pickens. The drive there is beautiful and worth the trip but a little long. Fort Barrancas is on a military base and a little hard to... More
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Chip H
18 May 2016|
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Response from ResqPAC | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is but it's an "iron ranger". Its the honor system to put in your money.
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24 January 2016|
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Response from tgdg0806 | Reviewed this property |
You just some form of ID to get on the Base. The fort is free to walk around an spend as much time as you want. It's beautiful an lots of Kodak moments. Enjoy the rest of what the Base has to offer. If your lucky you can... More
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