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Fort Stanwix National Monument

112 E Park St, Rome, NY 13440-5816
+1 315-336-2090
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You don't want to miss this.fort.

A very nice restoration. Lots to see and a very friendly staff. Many movies help you remember... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaine M
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Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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A true Must See

Great example of a eighteenth century star fort. The day I was there was practically empty. Start... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TransplantedBuckeye
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Indianapolis
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Built in 1758 to guard a strategic port along a major transportation route, today this national site maintains an extensive archaeological collection and a nearly complete reconstructed Revolutionary War fort with interpreters.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“visitor center” (17 reviews)
“park ranger” (8 reviews)
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112 E Park St, Rome, NY 13440-5816
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+1 315-336-2090
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice restoration. Lots to see and a very friendly staff. Many movies help you remember your history lessons of the time period.

Thank Elaine M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great example of a eighteenth century star fort. The day I was there was practically empty. Start at the visitor's center to get a background. Then move to the fort and walk the courtyard. Move outside and walk the perimeter to get a feeling of...More

Thank TransplantedBuckeye
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

First this is a reproduction of the forts that was built on the site (there were a few). During the summer most of the fort is open to explore. In the winter the fort is closed, except for tours. All the rangers are great. Many...More

2  Thank marimbittersweet
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I grew up visiting the Fort and visited last summer. With the addition of the visitor Center, it makes it better.

Thank 60763Jac
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I’m more than disappointed by the lack of NPS caring at this site. I fully understand if things are closed over holidays or for weather. On our visit, no such warnings or alerts were posted online or in person. Yet only the visitor center was...More

Thank Hatzlacha
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I have come here many times, but never voiced my opinion about this wonderful piece of Revolutionary War History! There are many different area and quarters to see with description of all!! Also on hand are the people who volunteer their time to recreate the...More

Thank disco50
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This fort was important in the development of New York during the early years in US history. They have nice displays in the visitor center. The fort is staffed by volunteers or Rangers. There are several artifacts at the fort. And there were a room...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We made a quick stop at the fort on our drive through and we're very impressed. It is a recreation of the original fort but well done. The staff is friendly and helpful. The museum is updated and helps set the stage for the time...More

Thank Tiffany V
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I visited Fort Stanwix when staying in Rome. The visit was educational for me. I learned about the importance of this point, about the participation of the poeple of upstate New York in the revolutionary war and the relationship with the native american inhabitants of...More

Thank dhz_tlv
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Riding our bicycles on the Erie Canal we had a refresher on Revolutionary War at Fort Stanwix. You can tour the grounds on your own or tours are available with a ranger at specific times. Our group of 16 arrived at the Fort an hour...More

1  Thank Kathleen M
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Pets are allowed on the grounds if they are on a leash, but only service animals are allowed inside any of the buildings. I lot of people walk their dogs on the paths. Of course, you must clean up after your pet and keep... More
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