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We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to George's Island and Fort Warren. We did the Ranger tour at 3:15 which was great. There's also a shot 9 minute video that you can watch when your boat first arrives.
In short, Fort Warren was used as a...More
It is a 50 minute ferry ride from long wharf. Makes for an enjoyable ride and picture ops. The fort is great to go through but enhanced a lot with ranger tours that are 11:15, 1:15 and 3:15. He was excellent explaining history, telling stories...More
Fort Warren is a great place to visit and have lunch.
We took the ferry from Boston Long Wharf (about 45 min.) and spent two hours on the island, no charge for the fort but the ferry was 17.00 each for round trip tickets
Fort Warren is a historic fort in George Island at the entrance to Boston harbour. The fort is pentagonal star fort made with stone and granite. During civil war, this fort served as a prison. It is now a tourist site and national historic landmark....More
I highly recommend this adventure, It's well worth it. I've been many times as a kid & now, I go with my family. It's a "wicked" fun time complete with exploring & learning about the granite Fort warren (Civil War hospital) then picnic, sunbathe &...More
We were not aware of this before we arrived. We were walking by the wharf and saw the State Park Service with a sign about it. We took the ferry to it the next day. It was the beginning of the season so it was...More
When you take the tour boat to Fort Warren you learn a great amount of harbor history. The tour boat company really packs lot of historical information into the boat ride to Warren.Pirates, Highlanders, Civil War intrigue, WWi , WW2 and then given to the...More
It is a nice ferry ride out to the island and the large fort has great history going back to the civil war as a prison. Food may be available but it is not cheap, you can bring your own cooler out. No swimming is...More
I used to go there all the time when i was a kid. I took my nephew and my kids one day and brought our lunch and when we were done we took the tour of the fort. Very educational and the view is amazing....More