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Fort Smith National Historic Site

301 Parker Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-1938
+1 479-783-3961
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Thoroughly displayed via films, docents, and park rangers! Very revealing about our past and its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bergy11
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Fort Smith

Nice clean park, very informative staff. Grounds are well keep. Took a teenager who appreciated... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michele R
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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301 Parker Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-1938
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+1 479-783-3961
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly displayed via films, docents, and park rangers! Very revealing about our past and its relationship with our native Americans!

Thank bergy11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice clean park, very informative staff. Grounds are well keep. Took a teenager who appreciated all the history.

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site has good historical content but the grounds are especially nice. Take a stroll at sunset along the river bank. Great place for date night.

Thank HunBabe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of history at the fort. From the time settlers were heading west, the Indians being relocated and processed here, to its days hosting the Hanging Judge Parker. Friendly and helpful Park Rangers.

Thank masseycic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Fort Smith visitor center first, it is an old brothel that has been restored beautifully. We got a free private tour of the history and the house that was one of the best I have ever taken, about 30 minutes, informative,...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here, nice people and quite a few tourist attractions. The mall was probably my favorite, quite nice, and fair prices

Thank JamesKilmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The United States has many wonderful National Parks, Monuments and Memorials, and sometimes the smaller guys get hidden behind the "Grand Canyons" and "Washington Monuments." If you are ever in Ft. Smith, AK, do yourself a favor and visit the National Site there. It is...More

Thank DenwaTulsa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for things to do while traveling I-40. Stopped here for about 3 hours and had a great time checking out the history connected to Ft Smith. Had 2 young teens with us who actually enjoyed the fort as well. The rangers were...More

Thank dmjenkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the smaller National Parks that we have visited but well worth the trip. We had a volunteer guide ask if we would like a private tour of the historic courthouse and we said yes! The guide was full of wonderful stories and tall...More

1  Thank BiggieSauls
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Not really that impressive, but if you are in the area is a good stop. Helpful visitor center and the short documentary is informative

Thank Starviagera
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Deborah S
Is my dog allowed in the park part?
9 May 2017|
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Response from CAMOMOMMA2010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we seen some and they had no problem i think you have to clean up the mess is all
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Roma L
How much cost ticket to museum
14 January 2016|
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Response from jwh916 | Reviewed this property |
As of 5/2017 Adults $7.00 children free National Park Passes acepted.
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Ayla M
How long did it take to see the museum?
20 July 2015|
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Response from Vicki C | Reviewed this property |
About an hour unless you get the tour guide. He is very talkative and knows a lot of details that make it all come to life. Add another hour for that part.
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