The Coast / Savannah

Fort Pulaski National Monument

U.S. Highway 80 East
Savannah, GA 31401

912-786-5787
  • Cannon on display inside Fort Pulaski.

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  • 12 lb Field Howitzers

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  • 30lb Parrott Rifle

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  • Rear Wall, Fort Pulaski

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Fort Pulaski National Monument offers visitors and guests daily interpretive programs including guided fort tours, fort orientations, and historic weapons demonstrations. 

Named for Casimir Pulaski who lost his life in the unsuccessful siege of Savannah in 1779, Fort Pulaski was built between 1829 and 1847 on Cockspur Island to guard the sea-approach to Savannah. During the American Civil War, occupied by Confederate troops in 1861, the fort fell to Union forces in April, 1862.  This was the first time rifled cannon were used in warfare.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission (ages 15 and younger) FREE

    Admission (ages 16 and older) $5.00

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site