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Fort Trumbull State Park

90 Walbach St, New London, CT 06320-5507
+1 860-444-7591
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A pleasant walk

We arrived late so we weren't able to go into the fort. We walked around the fort along the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary P
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Great place to visit!

Great views of the boats coming in and out of the river. Nicely kept grounds. Good walking area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Debbie B
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90 Walbach St, New London, CT 06320-5507
+1 860-444-7591
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late so we weren't able to go into the fort. We walked around the fort along the Waterfront. The view is beautiful. It was serene. The pier is a good place for fishing or just sitting and listening to the city. The walk...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views of the boats coming in and out of the river. Nicely kept grounds. Good walking area. Has facilities also.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fort Trumbull is rich with history. Though none of the original fortifications from the Revolutionary War still stand, there is one blockhouse that does date back to 1786. The current fort was built between 1839 and 1852 and much of it has been beautifully restored....More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Fort Trumbull has history, massive lawns and great views of the Thames River in New London. Visit the structure, have a picnic, fish off the pier and enjoy the view. There is a visitor center, a tour of the fort ($) and the Friends of...More

Thank Hickyburn
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've lived in the area a long time but really hadn't explored Fort Trumbull. It's fascinating. It has so much history! The rooms inside the Fort have been newly reorganized. There is a fee for the Visitor's Center but definitely worth it. Be sure to...More

1  Thank Marian G
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Well worth a visit. Located on the banks of the Thames River with wonderful views of Long Island Sound and Electric Boat. Great place to walk and relax. An imposing fortress with a long history. Bring your camera, dog on a leash and enjoy. The...More

1  Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The fort was closed for the season but were able to walk around the grounds. The fort is still intact and the area around the fort is a nice little walk.

Thank Mailman69
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Please visit this park, I have lived in New London and truely wish I starting going there a long time ago! Great for walking and admiring the water!

Thank n9
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a Revolutionary War fort rebuilt in the 1800s that served several different purposes until the late 1900s. The fort is well preserved and the museum has a good video and lot of great exhibits with interesting details depicting the events tied to the...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A quiet place to visit, walk or picnic. See the inside of the fort for a small fee. Outside access is free.

Thank bonniep592
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Ann S
Thinking of bringing an out-of-town history buff there today (11/7) How much time should I allow since it seems that the fort itself is closed? Are any indoor spaces open? Is that any historical info available or is it just self-guided walking around the grounds outdoors? Thanks
7 November 2016|
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Response from Victor B | Reviewed this property |
Go on line and read the history b/4 you go. It is never closed except for the small visitors museum. Walk the battlefield, take in the view and remember the patriots who died there defending liberty and freedom from an... More