Operating Hours & Seasons
Historic Fort and Visitor Center
The Visitor Center and Historic Fort are open daily.
The first Sunday in April through the last Saturday in October the buildings are open 9:00-5:00. The rest of the year they close at 4:00
The park grounds are open 8:00-sunset at all times.
Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25
Did You Know?
Battery Decatur is named for Stephen Decatur. In 1804, Decatur led a small crew of sailors on a mission into Tripoli. The crew burned a US ship that had been captured by pirates and escaped without a loss of American life.