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Fort Hamilton

8302 Colonial Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Fort Hamilton is a good visit - IF you plan to get on the Fort/Army Base itself

Fort Hamilton is nice place to visit; when you've really run out of other choices. By all means... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MTDigs
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Brooklyn, New York
Park.

Great national park to visit off manhattan. Good running and history. Access to south beach... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Jeff M
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Pensacola, Florida
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Built after the War of 1812, the fort was designed to protect the port area between Brooklyn and Staten Island.
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“Fort Hamilton is a good visit - IF you plan to get on the Fort/Army Base itself”
10 Apr 2017
“Park. ”
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8302 Colonial Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Hamilton is nice place to visit; when you've really run out of other choices. By all means, go spend time there is you have family or friends living in the area. It has its own feel and its own vibe: Like every other section...More

Thank MTDigs
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great national park to visit off manhattan. Good running and history. Access to south beach boardwalk. Free parking.

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Here for a business meeting. Nice base with a lot of history within. Several places to experience history. Must pass through guarded access to gain entry. A part of Brooklyn not known. Unique but historic.

Thank ROB A
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This museum Specializes in the battle of Brooklyn and the establishment of coast artillary installations defending the coastline of the United States. It has exhibits of military artifacts. The museum is open Tuesday's to Friday's 10am to 4pm. It is best to phone before visiting....More

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 7 April 2015

My family party made up of grandparents down to young children went to visit the fort and museum. Upon our arrival we made a wrong turn and were followed by guard car and told we needed to leave the military base for failing to follow...More

9  Thank Rocklandish
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I went with my parents and elders all the way from England. My father was told some instructions and was confused and went the wrong way. The police officer ( who was the one that said the instructions ) came over steaming and screamed at...More

5  Thank Jack N
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Thank you "Trip Advisor" for the memory! "Borne and bread" (dats how weez speled id!) some 70 years ago in Brooklyn Park Slope, I recall my Mom & Day taking me for evening drives along the Hudson Bay to see "the BIG BOATS" anchored in...More

4  Thank bestofspain
Reviewed 17 January 2012

My wife and I decided to stay at Fort Hamilton to sightsee around New York and visit family. First off, the Army Lodge is GREAT! it is sponsored by the the Holiday Inn Express so that in itself says it all. Honorable mention to "Michael"...More

10  Thank WashingtonVoyager_45
Reviewed 23 November 2004

Fort Hamilton is a nice fort, but it is too spread out. There are different houses and cannons located all across the property. If you want a fort that is fully intact check out Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island. The forts are right across the...More

7  Thank NYC_Tourist1
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