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This exhibit is excellent, another great job by the NPS. Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here after the Civil War, but there is much more to see. Little dicey coming through the narrow entrances and exits though!
the museum operated by the national park service traces the history of fortifications from the earliest English to modern period. The museum is free and self guided. The displays tell of the developement of coastal artillery and the important role of this site from the...More
At first it looks like you have to walk around even though you can see a traffic light at the entrance we were not sure. You have to drive around because the place is so big. I was in a wheelchair but we got around...More
I have visited this museum at least 20 times over several years and continue to return on a regular basis. The Ft Monroe Authority has made many improvements to the museum and are constantly upgrading the displays. This is a key Civil War site and...More
Fort Monroe and The Casemate Museum are a wonderful walk through the past in the present. We grew up near Ft. Monroe, visit it frequently, touring around the island and through the moat, the historical site fills one with awe that so much history was...More
Perfect place to ride... Been in the area for a while and finally made time to take a cruise and check this place out. There is a beach on Fort Monroe as well, but you need and ID card to access. We walked up on...More
My wife and I visited this museum to finish off a day spent at another attraction. We spent between one and two hours indoors at the museum. We thought it was interesting. We spent a little time walking on the grass ramparts. The nearby beaches...More
LOVED this stop!
We loved just driving IN to this fort. People actually LIVE IN the fort! The Casemate museum is fantastic and well done. We walked up on top of the fort and around the town. The visitor center for passport cancellation is IN...More