Fort Morgan



Building of this large brick fort was started in 1819 and completed in 1834.

It was active during 4 wars; the Civil War, the Spanish-American War and World Wars I and II. The museum offers exhibits that detail the history of the fort.
Location:  Located 22 miles west of Gulf Shores on State Highway 180 West



Hours of Operation for Grounds and Fort:FT.Morg.ent.rt
8-7 April 1 through October 31
8-5 November 1 through March 31
Museum Hours:  9-5 year round

Admission: Call for current prices (251-540-7125)
Personal and Travelers Checks accepted
Discounts: Seniors and Groups
Facilities: Picnic tables, seasonal concession stand, restrooms
Accessibility: Mobility Impaired (support bars for toilets, wheelchairs available, designated parking spaces)




The Museum’s collection includes artillery pieces, military uniforms, small arms, accoutrements, and memorabilia from the 19th century through World War II.




Archival collections contain many original photographs, manuscripts, and documents.
Living history program is conducted daily during the summer hours. Candlelight fort tours available on Tuesday evenings during the summer.

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Civil War reenactments are staged every five years during the first weekend in August.

Information: 251-540-7125