• Aerial View of Fort Monroe National Monument

    Fort Monroe

    National Monument Virginia

Fees and Reservations

There are no fees to visit Fort Monroe National Monument.

Enjoy the fort, grounds, and beach areas on the Fort Monroe Peninsula. While visiting the park be sure to visit the Casemate Museum as well.

The Casemate Museum is operated by the Commonwealth of Virginia with curatorial support provided by the United States Army.

Hours of Operation:
The Casemate Museum is open Tuesday - Sunday from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Casemate Museum is also open Memorial Day, Labor Day, and November 11, but closed Easter, Thanksgiving, December 25, December 31, and January 1. Admission is free and the facility is wheelchair accessible.

Group tours: Guided tours for pre-formed groups of 10 or more (and school groups Grade 3 and above) with a fee of $3.00 per person, please allow a two week notice when scheduling.

Please call 757-788-3391 for reservations.


Did You Know?

Fort Monroe Aerial View

As a young engineer fresh from West Point, Robert E. Lee helped to build Fort Monroe. Later, during the Civil War, he had to contend with the fact that Union forces maintained control of the fort throughout the war.