• Aerial View of Fort Monroe National Monument

    Fort Monroe

    National Monument Virginia

Operating Hours & Seasons

Fort Monroe National Monument
Fort Monroe National Monument is a new national park unit that will be open year-round for outdoor activities like walking and exploring the grounds. A full schedule of programming will take a few years and will be influenced by the public planning process, but look for limited programming to happen after several months. Most programming and facilities are currently operated through our partners.

Casemate Museum
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 daily 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.

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

Phone Number: 757-788-3391

Tourism and Recreation
The Fort Monroe Authority has information on tourism and recreation opportunities in the "visit" section of their website: www.fmauthority.com/visit

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.