Fort Norfolk is the last remaining of 19 harbor-front forts authorized in 1794 by President George Washington. The fort helped protect Norfolk, Virginia during the War of 1812 and most of its structures date back to 1810. Its four-acre site overlooks the Elizabeth River and includes a dungeon, officers' quarters, powder magazine, barracks, and guardhouse.

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Family Review of Fort Norfolk

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Check the schedule for re-enactments
  • Admission is free; self-guided tours during the week.

801 Front Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Parking: 10am-4pm
Price: free

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (757) 640-1720
Price Information: free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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