Welcome back to 40 acres of history at National Historic Landmark Fort Mifflin! Outdoor space reopens Saturday and Sunday May 23 & 24 for your casual enjoyment. Explore the walls and Parade Ground, discover the hidden wonders of the High Battery. Bring your camera to capture creative nature shots...
Sat, May 23 2020 10:00 AM — Sun, May 24 2020 4:00 PM
Think you could “make it” in the 18th or 19th century? Meet artisans engaged in historic trades and skills necessary for daily life and decide for yourself!
Saturday, May 16 2020 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Celebrate the return of the ROARING 20’s with Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society and the Old City Sweethearts! Music, dancing, Speakeasy bar, Casemate Cinema, cigar lounge and MORE! Profits support educational programming. This event is for adults (21+) only. Be prepared to show ID at the event e...
Sat, Apr 25 2020 7:00 PM — Sun, Apr 26 2020 12:00 AM
Did you know that George Washington’s first job was as a surveyor? Learn the art and science of surveying the land in the 18th century manner with a colonial surveyor. Special opportunities for Scout groups.
Sunday, April 19 2020 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Uniquely historic special event. Join our esteemed panel of historical interpreters and special guests to discuss the story of Ona Judge, a slave who fled President Washington’s service during his time in Philadelphia, and consider whether the President should have been rebuked, or even impeached...
Saturday, February 22 2020 6:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Experience the ambiance of a colonial-era tavern in Philadelphia when Fort Mifflin transforms the Soldier's Barracks into the Cannonball Tavern, complete with authentic beverages and hearty tavern fare. Enjoy tavern games, the warm glow of a cozy fire and the company of civilians and soldiers of ...
Saturday, January 25 2020 6:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Enjoy a visit from Pirate Santa and a reading of “The Pirate’s 12 Days of Christmas,” make a holiday craft to take home or a greeting card for a local veteran, plus more surprises! 11am to 3pm.
Saturday, December 14 2019 11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Explore the Western Front of World War II and visit with Axis and Allied armies. Two exciting battles (11 AM & 3 PM,) living history, vintage gear, live medical demonstrations on “wounded” soldiers at the Red Cross Field Hospital, weapons and vehicles. 10 AM- 4 PM Special commemoration of Pearl H...
Saturday, December 7 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Skip the mall and have a BLAST at Fort Mifflin the day after Thanksgiving! Spend the day exploring one of the only intact battlefields from the American Revolution and enjoy musket and cannon demonstrations. Guided tours at NOON and 2 PM
Friday, November 29 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Experience the battle that defined the Fort at our annual flagship event! Four full scripted battles tell the story of the greatest bombardment of the Revolutionary War. Guided tours, living history activities and demonstrations, musket drills, weapons demonstrations and so much more! Saturday a...
Sat, Nov 9 2019 10:00 AM — Sun, Nov 10 2019 4:00 PM