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Valley Forge National Historical Park

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This is the unforgiving spot where George Washington's weary troops passed the brutal winter of 1777-78.
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1400 N Outer Line Dr, Valley Forge, PA 19406-1000
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I spent four hours visiting this park! One could actually spend even more in walking thorough all the points of interest. Well maintained!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank damirr685
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Valley Forge on President's day. The visitor center is currently closed for renovation. They moved the gift shop and film to modular buildings in the parking lot. There are no exhibits. The film is very dated. The gift shop took up over half...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank simplyheartfelt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been in our to do list for a while and we final made it. Except for the cold it was fantastic, from the film in the visitor center when you arrive to seeing everything that was offered in the park. In the warmer months...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bernd S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't go and expect to just drive and wander around. There are very few actual revolutionary era things to see. Get a guided tour, or at least get the iPhone self guided tour. Otherwise you will be walking around reading the signs here and there,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank AllEars00
Reviewed 3 February 2019

If you are anywhere near King of Prussia, be certain to visit this historical site. As it was a brisk winters day, we opted for the auto tour. Happily, the companion CD allows the car bound to move about the park while gaining a better...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Duane W
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We live near the park and I walk our dogs there whenever I can. My only issue is that park management decided to kill all the indigenous deer. Before this heinous act, one could see beautiful deer grazing in the fields. It made the experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jeffery H
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Great place to learn about the self sacrifice that went into creating this country. Most of what you see was re-created, but well done and well explained. Went in the winter cold and wind swept so there were no crowds and also gave you the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Really enjoyed my visit to Valley Forge and was treated to one of the best talks ever by an extremely knowledgeable and passionate guide called Ken Gavin who knows his stuff!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DominicDeBurca
Reviewed 15 December 2018

I've visited this park many times and each time I find more and more things of interest. The walking in the footsteps of leaders gone by is such a great thrill. Such and enjoyable place to visit year round.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Valley Forge Encampment on way to visit family in Phoenixville. Log cabins were interesting to see and are well furnished in terms of period accuracy. Notice size of the majors cabins versus those of the enlisted soldiers. Signs inside and out tell the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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TARCY2
15 October 2018|
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Response from 210vickiec | Reviewed this property |
Minimum two hours but double that if are more interested in history. You could spend a day if you are really in to it.
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Joe B
14 June 2018|
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Response from jazyburn | Reviewed this property |
Yes cause the last tour starts at 3pm and it’s a 45-minute tour. I recommend to book your tour online as it gets filled quickly.
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snoopy217
17 August 2016|
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Response from 1andonlyFabIII | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to walk to most of the exhibits at valley forge, you need to schedule about 5 hours. That way you can listen to the lectures at the visitors center, Washington's headquarters, and the huts. Then there is... More
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