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Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Fort Pulaski National Monument has one of the best preserved nineteenth century masonry fortifications in the United States. It was also the site of a major artillery duel during the Civil War that saw the first major use of rifled artillery in...more
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U.S. Highway 80 Savannah, Tybee Island, GA 31410-0757
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are interested in American history this is a great stop. This well preserved fort shows what it was like in the early 1800’s. Learn about coastal defense and its importance in the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Park Rangers and volunteers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not planned a stop but since I had my Senior Pass on me we decided at the last minute to stop by and it was a very informative visit. The structure was amazing in its design and I can only imagine the time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so lucky to stop in just in time for a tour. It was a FANTASTIC tour filled with so much history. The tour guide was so knowledgeable and had an answer for every question. Very interesting for sure.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mimidiner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to a Fort. Done that been there. BUT, when we arrived a tour was about to begin at 3:00. I'd call ahead to make sure on the time a tour was happening. We learned so much more from the tour guide than we ever...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Engigeek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Pulaski serves as a reminder of the strength of Savannah and it's people in the face of any and all adversity

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank J C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Fort was built in 1816. It is in amazing condition. The brick walls Are 4 ft thick. 7.5 Ft. thick, & 12 Ft. thick. Under heavy bombardment during the Civil war by the Union from Tybee light and beach area, the walls were breached...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scott m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon a tour in progress at this historic fort and left with a fun and interesting history lesson. This fort is worth the visit. Be sure to walk around the exterior of the fort to appreciate the force of cannon balls (we saw...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Geta G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience! The re-enactors dressed in period outfits - and they know their history! NOTE: if you are able and the tide is low, a must see is the cockspur lighthouse.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was well worth the trip. We went on one of the guided tour. The Ranger did a fantastic job. She shared so much history. While it was fun to just walk around the fort, the tour is a must.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fort differs from other forts I've visited as and was enjoyable. The 20 minute movie is well done and informative. The ammunition was buried in mounds and accessed through tunnels. The views at the top of the fort are spectacular. The rooms in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Val M
4 August 2018|
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Response from GoPlaces617510 | Reviewed this property |
$7 per person 16 and up. Free under 16
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8 February 2017|
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Response from rwasr1953 | Reviewed this property |
The main road goes right past Fort Pulaski on the way back from Tybee Island and what has historically been called Savannah Beach...to Savannah....and the restored lighthouse is right across from North Beach on Tybee...no... More
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Response from catchman22 | Reviewed this property |
Fort Pulaski is now open for visitors again.
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