Very interesting place which really is a hidden gem. Everyone knows and goes to the usual historical places in Philadelphia, but I think this one gets missed because it's a little... read more
Minutes from Center City, Fort Mifflin is one of the country's only...
Minutes from Center City, Fort Mifflin is one of the country's only completely intact Revolutionary War battlefields. Site of the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution, the Fort was reconstructed beginning in the late 18th century and in use until decommissioning in 1954. Fort Mifflin answered every call to service: garrisoned for the War of 1812, a federal prison during the Civil War and a munitions depot in the 20th century.
Living history events including tactical battle demonstrations and interactive activities bring the Fort's incredible term of service to life.
Riverfront picnic area, nature trail. Scout camping, paranormal investigations and programs, school and group tours year-round!
Open to the General Public March 1 through December 15 Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 AM till 4 PM. Mondays and Tuesdays and the rest of the year by chance or appointment - give us a call at 215-685-4167 prior to your visit during that time.