Fort Pulaski National Monument

Savannah GA 31410
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 9am-5pm
  • Tue: 9am-5pm
  • Wed: 9am-5pm
  • Thu: 9am-5pm
  • Fri: 9am-5pm
  • Sat: 9am-5pm
  • Sun: 9am-5pm

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Fort Pulaski National Monument is a fun outdoor adventure situated between historic downtown Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia. Visitors can enjoy guided or self-guided tours throughout the grounds. Children particularly love wondering through the remains of the fort and climbing over the old cannons. There are several miles of trails for walkers and bikers. Fishermen will enjoy their sport while sitting along the surrounding Savannah River.

How to get to Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Pulaski National Monument is accessible by car only. Travelers should take US-80 East from downtown Savannah, Georgia.

Best and worst time to go to Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fall is the best time to enjoy the grounds. The worst day as far as crowds is July 4. Visitors during the summer months should strive to arrive at 9:00 a.m. when the park opens to avoid the hot Savannah sun.

Admission to Fort Pulaski National Monument
Admission is set at $5.00 per adult. Special rates are set for commercial tour vehicles that range from $25.00 for up to six people to $100.00 for vehicles that carry up to 100 passengers.

Must see/do at Fort Pulaski National Monument
First time visitors should be sure to walk the Lighthouse Overlook Trail. This access trail gives the best views of the Cockspur Island Lighthouse.

Other places to visit near Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island is just a few miles away from the fort. Tybee offers more than three miles of beach area and is consistently voted one of America's top family-friendly beach towns.

Insider tip for visitors to Fort Pulaski National Monument
Historic weapons demonstrations are held at 1:30 every afternoon except on Saturday. There are three demonstrations that are held on Saturday: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Author's bio: Jamie Davis is a freelance writer and top-selling author with Llewellyn Worldwide. She lives on Wilmington Island, an area of Savannah, Georgia. She loves all things coastal Georgia and if pressed to describe herself in one word, she would choose "traveler."