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Fun for kids and history buffs!

Lots of fun nooks and crannies to explore inside this Revolutionary War Fort. Kids love to play... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura P
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If you love History then this is a place you want to go to.There a little beach on the side of the... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Kelly B
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10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4731
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fun nooks and crannies to explore inside this Revolutionary War Fort. Kids love to play hide-and-seek, history buffs enjoy the up-close-and-personal opportunity to touch the walls, go through the same doorways and stand on the same steps as the soldiers did 250 years...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

If you love History then this is a place you want to go to.There a little beach on the side of the castle which is neat and I also saw about 5seals out in the deep water

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We saw ten seals in bay. Walked all over fort and beach. Beautiful lighthouses and area and is free. A visit with making for view alone

Thank b w
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

The firt is very informative and well setup parking is alil limited but you can make a full day out of this historic site especially with the beach right next doot

Thank biggamemike
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

There's not a lot to see except some ruins of a Civil War Era Fort that never saw action. It is in an interesting location - the mouth of the Kennebec River. There's a small beach where you can walk (leashed dogs allowed) and an...More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 17 May 2018

After stopping at Popham Beach, you should visit this historic fort in very good condition. You can walk on both levels and climb a stairway to the rooftop. Several explanatory panels on the 1st floor.

Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you are visiting Popham Beach ,you should take a quick drive to the Fort ,easy to walk through ,nice surrounding water views . There is small Place to eat ,name of Spinneys nearby.

1  Thank John P. G
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I’d been to Popham Beach but never to the historic Fort. Now I can’t wait to return! No charge, easy parking. Wonderful location for shooting interesting photos. I could spend half a day there just photographing the various rooms, sight lines, corners and stairs!

1  Thank Star C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Was looking for a suitable back drop that said 'Maine in October' - this filled that bill. Our car club publishes an Annual calendar and has a contest for photos for each of the twelve months. We were looking for scenes that were Maine coastal...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

If you like historical places, this is for you...along with Fort Baldwin. Found it interesting, just wish there was more of a writeup about it. Had to search Internet for more info. Did enjoy

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Drew H
9 May 2017|
Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
By all means. This park is at the end of the road, so park near by, and walk to wherever you feel would be a good night-time shot of the fort. Some fascinating history with this place.
Kathryn A
25 August 2016|
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Response from VermontTeacher44 | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to enter the fort or for the parking lot.
22 May 2016|
Response from syracusedivercity | Reviewed this property |
Phippsburg is further south- it is a finger into the Atlantic just below Bath(Bath Iron Works; Maine Maritime Museum). If you are travelling from Portland, it takes about an hour to get here. Travel time from the above would... More