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Fort Mifflin

82 Fort Mifflin Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19153-3808
+1 215-685-4167
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Great Boy Scout Event

Our boy scout troop went on a reenactment day and experienced the entire flare and battle... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Wilmington, Delaware
Fascinating piece of US history

We knew nothing about this fort until the day before we visited it. We had a short time to do... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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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!
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82 Fort Mifflin Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19153-3808
+1 215-685-4167
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our boy scout troop went on a reenactment day and experienced the entire flare and battle reenactment that they all enjoyed and talked about the whole way home. Many of the buildings have been restored and the actors were true to their character and kept...More

Thank mgrunza
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We knew nothing about this fort until the day before we visited it. We had a short time to do something else around Philadelphia, and didn't want to deal with traffic to go back into the city. We found a listing for Fort Mifflin and...More

Thank family1991
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a reenactment of the siege. Very cool, local historical spot. Not on the mainstream tourist path. Views of River and City were terrific. Lots to learn!

Thank kauffmdr
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very interesting history with this fort, having survived the Revolutionary and Civil wars and used for various purposes for both World Wars. It looks like they are working to keep it maintained and it gives a glance into the past. Once you pay to enter,...More

1  Thank JordanJa72
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Fort mufflin is located near the old international airport. On your way to UPS and hog island area. It was always a kool spot to take a date and watch the planes take off. And it still is. Today was pirate day. A reenactment of...More

Thank Plumber68
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with my wife and our toddler daughter. Had a great time. Enjoyed the living history exhibition. We came for siege day 2015, and returned for pirate day 2016. We will be back for siege day this year.

Thank Moses M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I took three boys (ages 9,10, and 11) here today for a short visit. We were the only ones there in the beginning and took a tour with a costumed guide. He was great with the kids, kept the information interesting and brief enough for...More

Thank lucy23st
Reviewed 16 July 2016

On a hot, humid day, friends and myself decided to see what happened at Fort Mifflin during the Civil War. Today, they had re-enactments such as recruiting; what the newly signed soldiers had to learn with uniforms that were mismatched in sizes, learning the drills,...More

Thank shein592
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

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 bit hard to find. DON'T miss it. It was the site of an important...More

1  Thank jeanneinnj
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The staff is very helpful. The site is well signed, but still needs much improvement. A flashlight is very helpful. Those interested in history will want to spend two or three hours here. Others will find it a beautiful place for a picnic.

1  Thank Scott F
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Ray O
21 June 2015|
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I don't know for certain but I would cal 215-685-4167 and ask.