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Fort Pulaski National Monument

Fort Pulaski Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31410-0757
+1 912-786-8182
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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 battle. You can tour the fortress, see living historians bringing the past to life, or watch an artillery demonstration that really immerses visitors with the sights and sounds of conflict. The monument however, is more than just a fort. We have over 5000 acres of pristine saltwater marsh, one of the largest concentrations of marsh along the coast of Georgia. Combine that with miles of trails and you have a great way to get away from our cultural history and surround yourself with the natural beauty of Cockspur Island, the heart of the monument.
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Fort Pulaski Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31410-0757
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Pulaski is a great experience for any history buff. The design of the fort was impressive. On a really hot and humid day, the interior of the fort was cool and we'll ventilated. I was disappointed that the visitor center was closed because of...More

Thank karengV4230GB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved visiting the Fort! Great place to explore history. Very cool areas for taking pictures and taking in the conditions that the soldiers lived under. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great old fort with wonderful history. Volunteer tour guide Chip was excellent - knowledgeable, friendly, and answered everyone's questions. For those of us that wanted it, he also spent time going into additional background and details. If you would like additional details outside of the...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really liked touring this old fort. It was so well designed and built. You will not believe the ventilation designed in to keep you cool inside. It is also a lesson in the futility of forts and should have been taken to heart by...More

Thank mikenorris2
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We took the kids to the fort about mid morning. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had. This is a great place for a half day trip. If it would have been a little cooler, we would have spent more...More

Thank tat19952017
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Since my wife & i are both history buffs, & she taught pol. science(ret.), we thoroughly enjoyed the fort.

Thank Lois T
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was one of the best guided tours that I have ever taken. The Park Ranger was well spoken and informative. He knew Civil War History well above the Forts history. Sure, wish I remembered his name but this was at 3PM Aug. 17, 2017.

Thank jebarnes
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit. We got lucky and ran into a couple of guys who were history buffs and knew everything about the Fort, so we got a great overview. They keep the property in perfect condition. I would highly recommend...More

Thank pat s
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had not been to the Fort and enjoyed hearing about its history and seeing the preserved equipment that included quarters and cannons in addition to the Fort itself. Most enjoyable is listening to the staff tell stories of the battles and the techniques used...More

Thank Scott V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Fort Pulaski is located half way between Savannah and Tybee Island off of highway 80. If your doing the speed limit, you could easily miss it. It's a National Monument,so there is a fee to enter. It was an important Fort during the Civil War...More

Thank Mr.BAtlanta
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tadams75
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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jolyblonde
16 October 2016|
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Response from Bob19512014 | Reviewed this property |
Sad Sad - probably going to be awhile.
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jolyblonde
9 October 2016|
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Response from pattyfoto |
The fort is closed until further notice due to Hurricane Matthew damage.
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