Fort Phoenix Minuteman Tour

Fort CannonsFort Phoenix Minuteman Tour
Available for groups by appointment

Tour begins at fort flagpole.

A Revolutionary War period militiaman in period clothing guides this one-hour tour about historical Fort Phoenix, which guarded the Fairhaven-New Bedford harbor from 1777 to 1876, through three wars. Tour includes a flintlock rifle firing demonstration and a demonstration of 18th-century dental and medical practices. This tour is appropriate for class field trips for grades 3 and up. Starting in 2016, a new Pirates & Privateers Presentation is also available.

Class at Fort


To pre-arrange group tours or class field trips, call 508-979-4085 or email

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