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Harbor Defense Museum

230 Sheridan Loop, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY 11252-9523
+1 718-630-4349
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For the history enthusiasts!

The Harbor Defense Museum is great. Don't let its small size fool you. The museum is filled with... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Mary C
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Garden City, New York
Small museum fill with interesting history

This museum can be reached by taking R train to the end, then walk to 101st St and turn left. It is... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
fastraxx
,
Naples, Florida
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230 Sheridan Loop, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY 11252-9523
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Harbor Defense Museum is great. Don't let its small size fool you. The museum is filled with artifacts and records documenting the history of Fort Hamilton and the military. It's located on an active military post so make sure you have ID and best...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This museum can be reached by taking R train to the end, then walk to 101st St and turn left. It is inside Ft. Hamilton, an active army base. Visitors are limited to holders of government issued ID or passport. The Battle of Brooklyn happened...More

Thank fastraxx
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I would have been very interested in visiting this small museum (located on the only army base in New York Fort Hamilton) which is devoted to the history of Fort Hamilton (which played a role in the war of independence and the 1812 war with...More

Thank Steven956
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The boys had more fun than the girls because of all the weapons and because they got to go onto a real military base, and pass security . Spent an hour in an excellently air conditioned mini museaum talking to a nice friendly veteran retiree...More

1  Thank lmhb
Reviewed 7 July 2014

To visit this place may need some guts to visit because it is located inside of the Brooklyn army base which mean guarded with army force. After you enter the base entrance wait for the officer and tell them you want to visit the museum...More

5  Thank JohnsoNYC
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Small museum. but interesting, guide was very helpful. The fort it self is now a Community club. Can spend about one hour touring. Views of Lower harbor are great

Thank jwh342
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