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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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Good history

Always a nice place to go and see. There are a few restaurants and the sea wall is great to bike or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eric Whydoyouas... B
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Hampton, Virginia
via mobile
A piece of history worth checking out in VA Beach

We were driving and exploring and happened to find this gem. Fort Monroe takes you back in history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rabump
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Schenectady, NY
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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 yesterday via mobile

Always a nice place to go and see. There are a few restaurants and the sea wall is great to bike or just walk. In the middle is a brewery if you want something different. Don't miss the museum, interesting history there. Have fun!!

Thank Eric Whydoyouas... B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were driving and exploring and happened to find this gem. Fort Monroe takes you back in history. You can drive through a tunnel to the inside which was fantastic. It was like an old city inside. Park your car and walk around. Museum inside...More

Thank rabump
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous educational experience with children. Must enjoy history. Exihibits are kid friendly. Children enjoy reliving the historical events

Thank matthewkaramarriage
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Casemate Museum is an excellent small museum covering a broad span of America's history. The now decommissioned Fort Monroe, under its current and previous names has seen a lot of action! It played an important role throughout America's history, including in the freeing of...More

Thank Susan V
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Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Thank gwebb765
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 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 June 13, 2018 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 June 9, 2018

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 May 28, 2018

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 May 25, 2018 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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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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