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Upcoming Events

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

The Mud Island Speakeasy

Philadelphia, PA
The magic is back! For one jazz-filled night Fort Mifflin’s historic casemates transform into a 1920’s speakeasy! Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society provide the live, authentic soundtrack and the Old City Sweethearts sho... read more

Fort Mifflin Paracon

Philadelphia, PA
Immerse yourself in the other-worldly mysteries of the paranormal at one of the most haunted sites in the country. Daytime event includes special speakers and workshops, pop-up ghost hunts (additional fee applies) and uniq... read more

Airplane Day

Philadelphia, PA
Why’d they build the Fort so close to the Airport? Get your answer to this and basically everything Airplane related at this high flying event throughout the day! 10am to 4pm

World War II - Explore the Eastern Front

Philadelphia, PA
Experience World War II history from the Eastern Front!  Living history activities with soldiers and civilians, guided tours, “rifle” drills, “grenade” toss, and MORE!

Open Investigation Evening with Richard Estep

Philadelphia, PA
Join Paranormal Author Richard Estep and experience Fort Mifflin after dark! Bring your own equipment or just your cell phone flashlight & learn tips from experienced investigators who are on hand to assist newcomers. ADVA... read more

Civil War Saturday

Philadelphia, PA
Join us as we commemorate the Fort’s role as a Federal Prison during the Civil War! Soldier’s Life and Medical Programs, Weapons and Cannon demos, Guided Tours and more!

MAKING History Heritage Skills Craft Fair

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the skills of daily life of centuries past! Meet craftsmen demonstrating blacksmithing, wood carving, spinning and weaving, open hearth cooking, basket making and more! Try your own hand at several seasonal “chores... read more

Kingdom of Lucerne's School of the Musketeer

Philadelphia, PA
Our good friends from the Kingdom of Lucerne return to the Fort and invite visitors to step WAY back in time and observe their training and education weekend featuring 17th century living history and demonstrations of heri... read more

Open Investigation Evening

Philadelphia, PA
Experience Fort Mifflin after dark as one of our most popular paranormal events returns! Experienced and novice paranormal investigators will enjoy special after-hours access to one of the most haunted sites in America! Br... read more

Candlelight Ghost Tours

Philadelphia, PA
No decorations. No hype. Just, you, a few candles, and REAL Ghosts! Experience Fort Mifflin after hours on our popular candlelight walking tours through the site. Tours depart approximately every 15 minutes and last approx... read more

Sleep with the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during our overnight paranormal investigation, where you get to explore the buildings, myths and legends behind the Fort’s permanent residents! Coffee and light refresh... read more

Siege Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
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 demonstr... read more

Black Powder Friday

Philadelphia, PA
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 a... read more

World War II - The Battle of St. Vith

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the Western Front of World War II and visit with Axis and Allied armies. Two exciting battles, living history, vintage gear, live medical demonstrations on “wounded” soldiers at the Red Cross Field Hospital, weapon... read more

A Pirate's Holiday at Fort Mifflin

Philadelphia, PA
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.
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Past Events

The Great War Remembered: Lessons and Legacies

The Great War Remembered: Lessons and Legacies

Philadelphia, PA
Explore “World War I: Lessons and Legacies” featuring a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute. Experience the music and images of the early 20thcentury, including a small collection of original artifacts. Attention knitters! “Knit your bit” from 11 AM till noon (BYO project) and take home...
Saturday, April 6 2019 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Private Yankee Doodle Weekend

Private Yankee Doodle Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
Join the 4th Connecticut Regiment throughout the weekend as they demonstrate life as a soldier in the Continental Army based on the memoir of Private Joseph Plumb Martin who served at Fort Mifflin during the 1777 Siege. Weapons demos, cannon firings, guided tours plus special hands-on activities!...
Sat, Mar 23 2019 10:00 AM Sun, Mar 24 2019 4:00 PM

WWII - The Battle for St. Vith

WWII - The Battle for St. Vith

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the Western Front of World War II and visit with Axis and Allied armies. Two exciting battles, living history, vintage gear, live medical demonstrations on “wounded” soldiers at the Red Cross Field Hospital, weapons and vehicles. Online Admission Proceeds will support historical educatio...
Saturday, December 1 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Black Powder Friday

Black Powder Friday

Philadelphia, PA
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!  No long lines, no grumpy shoppers. Give thanks for the soldiers that fought here, allowi...
Friday, November 23 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Siege Weekend

Siege Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
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! Battle Ree...
Sat, Nov 10 2018 10:00 AM Sun, Nov 11 2018 4:00 PM

Candlelight Ghost Tours

Candlelight Ghost Tours

Philadelphia, PA
No decorations. No hype. Just, you, a few candles, and REAL Ghosts! Experience Fort Mifflin after hours on our popular candlelight walking tours through the site. Tours last approximately 1 hour. October 12, 13, 19, 20 -  <span style="background-color:transparent">Tours depart every half hour fr...
Fri, Oct 12 2018 7:00 PM Wed, Oct 31 2018 8:30 PM

Sleep with the Ghosts

Sleep with the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during our overnight paranormal investigation, where you get to explore the buildings, myths and legends behind the Fort’s permanent residents! Coffee and light refreshments provided for those who survive the night! Begins at 7:00pm on Saturd...
Sat, Oct 27 2018 7:00 PM Sun, Oct 28 2018 8:00 AM

A Mud Island Halloween

A Mud Island Halloween

Philadelphia, PA
For one night only, Fort Mifflin will be open to the public later than usual for visitors to explore the site during the Halloween season! Get your fortune told by an experienced occultist, spend some time watching old horror movies in our Casemate Cinema, go on a ghost tour or a paranormal inve...
Friday, October 26 2018 5:00 PM 10:00 PM

Open Investigation Evening

Open Investigation Evening

Philadelphia, PA
Experience Fort Mifflin after dark as one of our most popular paranormal events returns! Experienced and novice paranormal investigators will enjoy special after-hours access to one of the most haunted sites in America! Bring your own equipment or just your cell phone flashlight & learn tips from...
Saturday, October 6 2018 7:00 PM 11:59 PM

Horror at the Fort

Horror at the Fort

Philadelphia, PA
The family-friendly daylong event, organized by PARA-X Radio and the “What Are You Afraid Of?” horror and paranormal show, will feature tours of the fort, displays of Victorian mourning customs, Truthseeker Astrology, tarot card readings and paranormal presentations led by PARA-X hosts as well as...
Saturday, October 6 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153
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