Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours

The park grounds are open from 5 am to Midnight Daily.

The park brochures, Junior Ranger program, and Passport Cancellation Stamps are found at the Casemate Museum.

Casemate Museum

The Casemate Museum is operated by the Commonwealth of Virginia through the Fort Monroe Authority.

Admission is free and the facility is wheelchair accessible.

The Casemate Museum is Open 10:30 am - 4:30 pm,
October-April: Open Tuesday-Sunday & May-September: Open Daily.
Closed Thanksgiving, December 24, December 25, and January 1.

Guided tours for pre-formed groups of 10 or more (and 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.

Engineer Wharf
Anglers of all skill levels can enjoy casting a line here. Located on Fenwick Road adjacent to Continental Park and open daily from dawn to dusk, this is the only designated fishing location at Fort Monroe.

A Virginia Saltwater Fishing License is required. A license can be purchased onsite at the Old Point Comfort Marina - Ship's Store, online at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, or by calling 866-721-6911.

Public and Private Beaches
There are miles of beaches at Fort Monroe. Surrounded by water on all sides, Fort Monroe's beaches offer some of the best locations in Hampton Roads to observe both sunrises and sunsets.

The only public beach with Lifeguards provided is Outlook Beach. Lifeguards are provided by the City of Hampton 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day between the hours of 10 am until 6 pm. During this operational season dogs are not allowed on the beach.

The Paradise Ocean Club offers memberships for private beach access, while still offering restaurant and meeting spaces to the general public.

Fort Monroe Community Center
Operated by the City of Hampton Parks and Recreation the Community Center offers annual memberships for access to gym, game room, and recreational sports facilities.

Tourism and Recreation
The Fort Monroe Authority has additional information on tourism and recreation opportunities at Fort Monroe.

Last updated: March 25, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

41 Bernard Road (Building #17, Lee's Quarters)
Fort Monroe, VA 23651-1001


757-722-FORT (3678)

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